Alhaji Isa Harisu, a member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly is dead. Harisu slumped and died when he arrived at the office complex to attend the day’s plenary.
Deputy Speaker Abubakar Magaji confirmed Harisu’s death. Magaji said Harisu, a member of the APC represents Kebbe constituency.
Abubakar Magaji said that Harisu was rushed to Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital when he slumped in the morning.
“Harisu was rushed to the hospital after he slumped but he died on the way,” Magaji said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the incident was officially announced at the plenary by Magaji.
Family sources indicated that the late lawmaker, aged 55, left behind his mother, four wives and 22 children.
Meanwhile, the Assembly has suspended its sitting to Tuesday, Dec. 31, to attend the burial rites scheduled to take place on Monday (today).