Ex-Nigerian lawmaker dies from COVID-19

A former Nigerian lawmaker, Danlami Hamza, is dead.

Mr Hamza died on Sunday at a COVID-19 isolation centre at Kwanar Dawaki in Kano, his relative, Abdullahi Kausi, told Premium Times. He was 70.

Mr Hamza’s funeral ceremony was conducted at about 5:00 p.m at Fagge, in Kano, amidst tears from family members and supporters.

He was laid to rest at Abattoir cemetery in Fagge. Health officials in personal protective equipment as required by the ministry of health for the burial of coronavirus victims lowered his remains.

Mr Hamza represented Fagge Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2011 on the platform of the defunct All Peoples Party (APP).

 

 

– Premium Times

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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