National Assembly loses a member facing forgery allegations

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National Assembly loses a member facing forgery allegations

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed grief over the passing on of another serving member of the House of Representatives,

Hon Abdullahi  Mohammed Wamakko, who passed on on Friday  at the age of 50.

One of his party members who also ran the primary election to become the party nominee for the slot in 2015 poll had petitioned the Inspector General of police alleging certificate forgery against the deceased. Police for two years failed to investigate this damaging claims. The deceased lawmaker represented Kware/Wamakko Constituency, Sokoto State and was serving his first term.

In a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, the Speaker expressed his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Sokoto State over his death.

National Assembly loses a member facing forgery allegations

While praying that God will comfort his immediate family over the painful loss, he prayed that the Almighty God will grant him eternal rest.

"Hon Wamakko was a dedicated lawmaker who had the progress of Kware/Wamakko federal constituency, Sokoto State and the entire Nigeria at heart. As we mourn his painful untimely departure, I pray that God will bring solace to his family who will miss him the most and grant him eternal rest.

The Speaker recalled that the late Wamakko was a patriotic, committed, peace-loving and hardworking lawmaker who gave his best for the service of his people and said the House will greatly miss him.

National Assembly loses a member facing forgery allegations

"I also condole with the government and people of Sokoto State over this loss. May his soul rest in perfect peace."

Attached are:

1. Picture of the late Hon. Wamakko

2. Speaker Yakubu Dogara,  Gov Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Hon. Abdussamad Dasuki and Hon. Umar Bago at Nnamadi Azikiwe International Airport, escorting the body of late Hon Wamakko enrout Sokoto for burial

Turaki Adamu Hassan

Special Adviser (Media & Public Affairs )

July 14 2017.

 

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