Senator Mustapha Bukar Dies At 63
Barely a week after the death of a member representing Lokoja/Kogi/Koton Karfe, Umar Buba Jibril, another Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Mustapha Bukar, has been reported dead.
Family sources said Mr Bukar, who represents Katsina North (Daura Zone) in the Senate, died in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.
A civil engineer by training, Mr Mustapha Bukar was born in Daura on December 31, 1954.
Recall that Naija News also reported the death of 58 years old Umar Buba, a three time member of the house of representatives, whose death was reported at the earlier hours of Friday in Abuja, as confirmed by one of his political associates, Amuda Dan Sulaiman.
The Late member of the Federal House of Representative representing Lokoja/kogi Federal Constituency, Umar Buba Jibril, has since been laid to rest amid tears and prayers from families, friends and colleagues in at Kabawa Cemetery in Lokoja.