A former member of the House of Representatives has succumbed to the dreaded coronavirus disease.
A top Nigerian politician, Dr. Abdullahi Maikano Rabiu has reportedly died of coronavirus disease.
According to Nigerian Tribune, the former House of Representative member from Kano State died on Thursday of coronavirus-related complications at Kwanar Dawakin Isolation centre, in Kano.
However, Alhaji Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa who announced the death on behalf of the family disclosed that arrangement is been put in place for the burial of the late former Special Adviser to Governor Ibrahim Shekarau led administration on Economic matters.
It would be recalled that Dr Abdullahi Maikano Rabiu was Assistant General Manager, Bank of the North, former Chairman, Kano Micro Finance Bank and House of Representative member in the second republic.
It was further disclosed that he was elected into the Senate in 1998 under UNPP during the Sani Abacha regime.
However, until his death, he was the Dalatun Bichi and District Head of Dawakin Tofa.