BREAKING: Tragedy As Ex-Nigerian Lawmaker Collapses, Dies After Eid Prayer

BREAKING: Tragedy As Ex-Nigerian Lawmaker Collapses, Dies After Eid Prayer

  • Mohammed, who was the son of a former Governor of Kogi state, Ibrahim Idris has passed on to the great beyond
  • According to reports, the former Kogi lawmaker died on Wednesday shortly after he observed the Eid-el-Fitir prayer in Abuja
  • Mohammed, the prominent politician in Kogi state reportedly slumped at his house in Abuja and has been buried according to Islamic rites journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

FCT, Abuja - Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, a former member of the House of Representatives and son of a former governor of Kogi state, Ibrahim Idris, died today, Wednesday, April 10, in Abuja.

Ex-Kogi Rep dies after Eid prayers in Abuja
Ex-Kogi governor's son and lawmaker, Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, died on Wednesday after the Eid prayer in Abuja. Photo credit: Lere Olayinka
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How did the former lawmaker die?

As reported by PM News, Mohammed Idris represented Ankpa,-Olamabo-Omala federal Constituency of Kogi at the lower chamber of the National Assembly.

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It was gathered that he slumped after Eid prayer at his residence in Abuja.

As reported by The New Telegraph, he has since been buried according to Islamic rites at the Gudu Cemetery after a funeral prayer attended by a crowd of mourners at the National Mosque in Abuja.

Family confirmed Muhammed’s death

The Punch reported that Muhammed was a member of the House of Representatives between 2007 and 2011.

The elder brother of the deceased, Abubakar Idris, confirmed the death to newsmen and expressed sadness over Muhammed’s death.

Abubakar said:

“It’s true. He died this morning shortly after coming back to his residence after Eid prayers.
“He will be buried on Wednesday at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.”

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In a similar development, reported that the Osolo of Isolo Kingdom in Lagos state, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, Adeola Olushi III, had been declared dead.

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The chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Olasoju Adebayo, confirmed his death in a statement on Wednesday, April 10.

According to Adebayo, Olushi 111 passed on Wednesday after returning home from the Eid al-Fitr prayer ground in the area.

The Isolo LGA boss disclosed that the deceased would be buried by 4pm according to Islamic rites.


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