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Adamawa lawmaker slumped, died at political gathering

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A member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Adamu Kwanate (APC, Nassarawo-Binyeri), slumped and died Wednesday after attending an election campaign rally.

The legislator was said to have collapsed at a political meeting.

This was five days after the member representing Mubi South in the house, Abdurrahman Abubakar ,died in Yola.

The Public Relations Officer of the house, Yahaya Daji , yesterday confirmed Kwanate’s death to newsmen.

He said the lawmaker was rushed to a hospital in Yola where he later died.

He said Kwanate had been battling an undisclosed health problem before his death.

He described the deceased as a hardworking legislator who enjoyed a cordial relationship with his colleagues and the staff of the house.

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