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Jigawa Senator dies after brief illness

Zareko was said to have died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Monday, March 7 after a brief illness.

Abdulmimun Zareko

Zareko was said to have died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Monday, March 7 after a brief illness.

The senator represented Jigawa state in the seventh National Assembly led by Senator David Mark.

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa state on Tuesday, March 8, has expressed shock over the death of Zareko.

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In a statement signed by Alhaji Bello Zaki, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Badaru described the diseased as a gentleman and a fine lawmaker who had contributed on the development of the state.

“On behalf of myself and good people of Jigawa, I wish to express my condolence to his family and all members of his party and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),” Badaru.

The Governor said the late Senator will be remembered for his simplicity and humane disposition to issues affecting the masses.

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