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4 Federal Legislators Who Died In 2019

Posted by Thandiubani on Wed 01st Jan, 2020 - tori.ng

Here are four national assembly members who didn't make it to the new year because death knocked on the door.

Four notable politicians who represented their constituents in the National Assembly died painful deaths last year.
 
We profile them below:
 
Honourable Rep Olatoye Temitope Sugar
 
1. Honourable Rep Olatoye Temitope Sugar
 
Party: ADP
 
Representing: Lagelu / Akinyele Federal Constituency and the chairman, House Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
 
Cause of death: Murder/Gun shots
 
Age bracket: (1973 – 9 March 2019)
 
Honourable Rep Jafa’aru Iliyasu
 
2. Honourable Rep Jafa’aru Iliyasu
 
Party: APC
 
representing:
Rijau/Magama federal constituency of Niger State.
 
Cause of death: brief illness
 
Died: Dec 2, 2019
 
Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu
 
3. Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu
 
Representing: Imo North senatorial district/ chairman of the senate committee on employment, labour and productivity.
 
Party: APC
 
Cause of death: slumped in his home
 
Died: Dec 18, 2019
 
Age: 51
 
Honourable Rep Mohammed Adamu Fagen Gawo
 
4. Honourable Rep Mohammed Adamu Fagen Gawo
 
Representing: Garki- Babura federal constituency (Jigawa)
 
Party: APC
 
Cause of death: disease associated with his legs
 
Died: Dec 31, 2019
 
Age: 74


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