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Nigerian Lawmaker slumps, dies while celebrating re-election victory

Mr Ezekiel Afon, a lawmaker representing Pengana Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, has died hours after he was reelected to represent the constituency.

Mr Bashir Sati, the Secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, confirmed the lawmaker’s death to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos.

According to Sati, Afon died Sunday afternoon after a brief illness.

But according to his brother, Sunday, “The deceased slumped in his house and died while celebrating his victory with family, friends and supporters on Sunday.”

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About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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