- The PDP's House of Reps candidate for Gulani, Gujba, Tarmuwa, and Damaturu Federal Constituency (Yobe), Mohammed Bukar
- Bukar was said to have died on Friday, September 9, at Yobe State University Teaching Hospital of a liver-related sickness
- It was gathered from family sources that the politician has been from one hospital to the other in Nigeria and India
Yobe - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost one of its powerful chieftains in the northern region, Mohammed Bukar.
Bukar, who died on Friday, September 9, was the PDP's candidate for Gulani, Gujba, Tarmuwa, and Damaturu Federal Constituency (Yobe) in the House of Representatives candidate ahead of 2023.
According to a publication of The Nation, the politician passed on at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital.
After being bedridden for some time, Bukar died of a liver-related disease on the night of Friday.
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Family sources told the newspaper that before his death, Bukar has been in and out of hospitals in India and Nigeria.
Tears as prominent PDP chieftain dies 24 hours after 50th birthday party
Meanwhile, Tunde Ashaolu, the publicity secretary of the PDP Kwara state, had died.
He passed away on Sunday evening, February 27, 24 hours after celebrating his 50th birthday. The late politician was said to have died of a heart seizure in Abuja.
It was gathered that Ashaolu and the chairman of Ekiti local government area of the state were hosted by former Senate President Bukola Saraki to a get-together for their birthday in Abuja.
His death was confirmed in a post on Facebook by Bayo Adeoshun, a friend and colleague of the deceased.
APC sends condolence message
In another report, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state commiserated with the opposition and members of the deceased family.
Tajudeen Folaranmi, APC’s spokesperson in a statement acknowledged that the deceased gave himself to the patriotic task of deepening the political conversation in the state.
Popular former PDP chairman dies at 54
Legit.ng previously reported that the former chairman of the PDP in Taraba state, Abdulmumuni Vaki, has died.
Vaki died at the age of 54 at the Federal Medical Center Jalingo, on Wednesday, January 12, after a protracted illness.