BREAKING: Tears As PDP Assembly Member Dies 3 Days After Inauguration

BREAKING: Tears As PDP Assembly Member Dies 3 Days After Inauguration

  • Hon. Madami Garba Madami, the member-elect of Kaduna state House of Assembly, Chikun constituency, has passed on
  • Reports have it that the PDP lawmaker died on Saturday morning, June 17, after suffering from a brief illness
  • The report further revealed that the lawmaker did not partake in the inauguration ceremony of the 10th State Assembly members held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023

A prominent lawmaker, Madami Garba Madami, a member representing Chikun constituency in the Kaduna House of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has died.

The PDP chieftain died in the wee hours of the day, on Saturday, June 17, at a hospital where he was receiving treatment, Daily Trust reported.

Madami Garba Madami, Kaduna State House of Assembly
Madami Garba Madami died on Saturday, June 17, after a brief illness. Photo credit: Sanas Ezra Hosea, Istifanus Ma'aji Egoh
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Cause of Madami Garba Madami's death

At the time of filling this report, the cause of the lawmaker's death was not disclosed.

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However, the report stated that Madami died from an undisclosed illness, Vanguard report added.

Traditional leader reacts to Madami's

According to the report, the 10th state Assembly members were inaugurated on June 13, 2023, but the late lawmaker was unable to participate due to his illness.

Reacting, a source in the area confirmed the PDP lawmaker’s death and described the situation as a sad one.

Similarly, Ibrahim Saleh Ardon Ardodin, a traditional title holder in Chikun local government, confirmed the incident and extended his condolences to the family of the deceased.

Madami was a former commissioner of Economic Planning in Kaduna state, and former chairman Chikun LG in Kaduna state.

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In another similar development, Hon. Arthur Egwim, a high-ranking lawmaker in the Imo state House of Assembly, passed on.

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The legislator, who was from the Orlu zone of the state, reportedly died on Monday, March 27, after he underwent surgery for cancer in an undisclosed hospital in Lagos.

During the 2015 governorship and state assembly election in the state, Egwim was elected into the assembly via the All Progressives Congress (APC).

FCT PDP chairman dies in auto crash days before 2023 elections

In another report, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Federal Capital Territory, Sunday Zakka, passed on.

Zakka died alongside his driver and his aide in an accident along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport-Kuje road on Friday, February 24.

An official of the PDP who spoke to on the incident said the party’s FCT chairman was on his way to his hometown to prepare for the Saturday, February 25, presidential and National Assembly election when the accident occurred.


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