- A member of the Plateau state House of Assembly, Honourable Eric Dakogol, has been confirmed dead
- A family source confirmed that Honourable Dakogol died on the afternoon of Monday, November 21
- The young and promising APC lawmaker, until his death was representing Qua’an Pan North State Constituency
Plateau - The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, November 21, lost one of its lawmakers in Plateau state, Honourable Eric Dakogol.
The young lawmaker, before his death, was representing Qua’an Pan North State Constituency in the assembly.
According to a family source, Dakogol had been sick for some weeks before he finally passed on.
Although the leadership of the Plateau State House of Assembly is yet to issue an official statement, the majority leader, Daniel Naanlong, confirmed Dakogol's death to the reporters.
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Prominent lawmaker Sobur Olawale slumps, dies in Jos after attending APC campaign flag-off
Sobur Olayiwola Olawale, a Lagos state House of Assembly member, had slumped and died in Jos, Plateau state.
The lawmaker nicknamed ‘Omititi’ was in Jos, where he attended the All Progressives Congres (APC)’s presidential campaign flag-off.
Olawale died on his way back to Lagos on Tuesday, November 15.
The late Olawale was born in 1964. He represented Mushin Constituency II at the State House of Assembly.
The deceased was reportedly present at a novelty football match organised to celebrate the 50th birthday of the speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, November 11. Olawale played in the match as the goalkeeper.
Omititi is survived by a wife and three children.
Former Lagos speaker dies at 82, Obasa, lawmakers mourn
In a related development, the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, had described the demise of the former speaker in the state, Abayomi Kinyomi, as a great loss.
Obasa, representing Agege constituency 1 in the state, mourned the late Kinyomi in a statement signed by his Chief press secretary, Eromosele Ebhomele, on Wednesday, July 13, and sent to Legit.ng.