The People’s Democratic Party PDP has confirmed the death of House of Representatives member-elect for Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal Constituency in Taraba State, Isma’ila Maihanchi,
The lawmaker elect died in the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness in Abuja.
This was disclosed in a short statement by the spokesperson ommf the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Andeta’rang Irammae.
According to the statement, “Shortly after the election, the member-elect fell sick and has been receiving medical treatment in Abuja.
The Statement Reads:
PDP lost a member house of Reps in Taraba state.
22nd April, 2023.
PDP Commiserates with the people of Jalingo~Yorro~Zing Federal Constituency over the Demised of their Member-Elect.
The Peoples Democratic Party P.D.P. Taraba state chapter received with rude shock the sad News of the death of her chieftain, Hon. Ismaila Maihanci Yusha’u.
The deceased was the House of Representatives Elect Member representing Jalingo~Yorro~Zing Federal Constituency whose contributions has immensely impacted positively to the growth of the party in the state.
He died in the National Hospital Abuja early this morning, Saturday 22nd April, 2023 after passing through a brief illness.
The State Working Committee on behalf of the State Executive Committee extends through this medium our sincere condolences to his immediate and extended family members, his constituents and the entire people of Taraba state.
May God Almighty grant him eternal rest and the family the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable lost.
State Publicity Secretary.
He will be buried today at the National Cemetery, Abuja.