Ex-Reps member Rabiu dies of COVID-19 in Kano


Tukur Muntari, Kano 

A former House of Representatives member from Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Maikano Rabiu, is dead.

The former lawmaker and veterinary doctor died on Thursday of coronavirus-related complications at Kwanar Dawakin Isolation Centre, in Kano.

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A relative of the family, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, who confirmed the death to The PUNCH on behalf of the family, said that the deceased would be buried around 2:00 pm.

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He said the deceased, who died at the age of 72, left behind one wife, children, and relations.

According to him, the late former lawmaker was also a Special Adviser to Governor Ibrahim Shekarau on Economic matters.

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