Breaking: Adamu Ahmed Sarawa, former speaker of Jigawa is dead

Breaking: Adamu Ahmed Sarawa, former speaker of Jigawa is dead

The former Speaker of the Jigawa state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Adamu Ahmed Sarawa has died after protracted illness, the death which occurred on Monday night in the Northwest city of Kano.

Hon Adamu was the Speaker of the state for eight uninterrupted years between 2007 and 2015 during the administration of former Governor Sule Lamido. He is reputed to be the longest serving Speaker in the state since creation of the state.

He hailed from Gurgun Daho village in Kafin Hausa Local Government Area of Jigawa State, he was a one-time chairman of Kafin-Hausa, majority leader in the state assembly under former ANPP-led Ibrahim Saminu Turaki. He led Jigawa State Pilgrims delegations as Amirul Hajj several times.

History will continue to remember late Atmos for his unquestionable loyalty to former Governor Sule Lamido in spite of his health condition, he was always with the former governor.

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