Former Lawmaker From Rivers Dies 10 Days After Losing His Wife

Former Lawmaker From Rivers Dies 10 Days After Losing His Wife

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on January 18, 2021
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Jerome Eke, a former member of the House of Representatives from Rivers state has died.

Former Rivers state House of Rep member, Jerome Eke dies 10 days after losing his wife
Jerome Eke

He passed away on January 15, 2021, barely ten days after he lost his wife, Joan Eke, to the cold hands of death on January 5.

Late Eke represented Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.

The cause of their deaths is yet to be disclosed by members of his family.

In related news, Jigawa state house of assembly has lost its member representing Kafin-Hausa constituency, Hon. Adamu Babban Bare at the age of 57.

The chairman house committee on information, Hon. Aminu Zakari Tsubut, who disclosed the news in Dutse, said the house received with great shock the demise of one of their patriotic and selfless members in the person of Hon. Adamu Babban Bare.

Aminu Zakari described the death of Babban Bare as a great loss not only to his family or assembly members but to the entire APC family and Jigawa state in general.

The APC lawmaker died after a prolonged illness suspected to be cancer and kidney ailment. His burial will be conducted in his hometown Kafin-Hausa by 11 am according to Islamic rites.

Honourable Babban Bare was elected member representing Kafin-Hausa in the state house of assembly in the 2019 general elections. He was a former secretary of Kafin-Hausa local government.


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