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Nigerian Senator Dies In Lagos Hospital

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… Senate Says it has lost A Vibrant Lawmaker
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, (THEWILL) - The senate Thursday announced the death of Senator Dahiru Awaisu Kuta, describing him as a vibrant, focused and dedicated lawmaker.

In a statement in Abuja, Senate spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe said Senator Kuta who until his death represented Niger East in the Senate, died in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in the early hours of Thursday.

Senator Kuta he said was one of the most resourceful senators who loved his people dearly and worked assiduously for the good not only of his state and constituency but also for the country.

“He was a Nigerian patriot per excellence. A development oriented lawmaker and one that believed and worked for unity of the country, a belief he amply demonstrated as chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs”, he said.

Senator Abaribe also informed in the statement, that the Late Senator Kuta will be buried according to Muslim rites.

The senate he said condoles with the government and people of Niger State, in particular people of Niger East Senatorial District.

“Senate prays for the repose of his soul and for God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss”, he said.