Dogara Announces Death of Reps Member from Kastina

The death of Sani Bello, who represented Mashi/Dvisi Federal Constituency, Katsina State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, has been announced.
He was said to have died Wednesday morning. He was 51.
He was survived by a wife and children.
“Our late colleague was humane, principled and a cosmopolitan who interacted freely with all members,” the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, said in a statement, Wednesday.
Dogara used the opportunity to condole with his family of deceased lawmaker.
Abubakar Adamu, an aide to the late lawmaker said he suffered protracted illness for several months leading to his death.
Adamu said Bello’s illness became worse two weeks ago and he was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Kaduna.
After spending days there without much improvement, he was moved to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Saturday evening where he remained until his death around 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
His remains were on the way to his hometown in Katsina State for burial, his aide said.
“He died this morning few minutes after 11:00 and we’re now taking his body to Katsina,”
Bello was kidnapped six months ago along Kaduna-Abuja Highway.
Bello was first elected to the House in 2011 on the platform of Congress for Democratic Change. He switched to the All Progressives Congress in the run up to the 2015 elections and was re-elected for a second term in office.

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