Yuguda Hassan-Kila, a member of the Federal House of Representatives is dead, Daily Report Nigeria can confirm.
Hon Yuguda whose death was confirmed by one of his media aides, Auwal Sankara died on Thursday at the age of 65.
Until his death, Hassan-Kila represented Gwaram Federal Constituency, Jigawa State under platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC.
According to Auwal Sankara, the lawmaker died at the National Hospital Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
Following his death, Hassan-Kila has become the second lawmaker from Jigawa State to die in the 9th National Assembly.
The first was Muhammad Adamu Fagen-Gawo, who died in December 2019 at age 65. He represented Garki, Bubara federal constituency of Jigawa State in the House of Representatives.
Hassan-Kila who is from Kila in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State, was serving in the House of Representatives for the second time.
Before entering into mainstream politics, he served in the Nigeria Customs Service where he rose to comptroller of customs.
Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has since condoled with the family of the deceased, his constituents in Gwaram and the entire state over the death of the lawmaker.