OrderPaperToday– The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock and great sadness over the death of a serving member of the House of Representatives representing Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State, Mr. Ja’afaru Iliyasu.
In a press statement signed by APC’s assistant director on Publicity, the party said the late Illiyasu was a very loyal party member.
“We recieved the news of Hon. Iliyasu’s demise on Monday with shock and great sadness.
“A member of our great party, colleagues, associates and many others who came across Hon. Iliyasu described him as a gentleman and resourceful federal lawmaker who put national interest over any other interests.
“The party condoles with his immediate family, the National Assembly, constituents, the people and government of Niger State. We pray Almighty Allah forgives Hon. Iliyasu’s shortcomings, grant him Jannatul Firdaus and gives us all the strength to bear the loss”.