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Ali Wakili Bauchi govt, Saraki, Dogara mourn late senator (PHOTOS)

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have also visited Wakili's family.

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Gwamnan jihar Bauchi da tawagar yan majalisar dokoki sun kai ma iyalen marigayi ziyarar ta'aziya ranar asabar 17 ga wata

(Twitter)

The Bauchi State Government has confirmed the death of Senator Ali Wakili.

Wakili was confirmed dead on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at a hospital in Abuja. He was 58 years old.

The state Governor Mohammed Abubakar alongside other government officials on Saturday afternoon paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased.

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday by Shamsuddeen Abubakar, Special Assistant on Communications to Governor Abubakar.

"We condole with his family, his Bauchi South constituents and the entire people of our dear state. We join all to pray the Almighty Allah grant him paradise", the statement said.

play Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara paid a condolence visit to the family of senator Ali Wakili on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Twitter)

 

play Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara paid a condolence visit to the family of senator Ali Wakili on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Twitter)

play Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara paid a condolence visit to the family of senator Ali Wakili on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Twitter)

play Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara paid a condolence visit to the family of senator Ali Wakili on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Twitter)

play Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara paid a condolence visit to the family of senator Ali Wakili on Saturday, March 17, 2018 (Twitter)

 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, also visited the bereaved family.

Wakili had slumped on Saturday morning at his Abuja residence and was rushed to the hospital, where he was certified dead.

He was the Chairman Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation.

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