Barely weeks after a senator and house of representatives member died this month, another senator has died this morning.
The Senator representing Katsina North Central District, Engineer Mustapha Bukar has passed away. The lawmaker also known as Madawakin Daura, reportedly died on Wednesday morning in Abuja.
Confirming the story, the late Senator’s personal assistant, Ahmad Daura, posted the news of his principal’s death on his Facebook page early Wednesday morning.
Family sources said Mr Bukar, who represents Katsina North (Daura Zone) in the Senate, died on Wednesday morning after a brief illness.
Before his death, Bukar was a trained civil engineer born in Daura on December 31, 1954. He was a member of Institute of Civil Engineers, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria, Nigerian Society of Engineers, American Waterwork Association.