The All Progressive Congress (APC) senatorial candidate of Jigawa central, Alhaji Tijjani Ibrahim Kiyawa is died.
He died in a China hospital after being admitted at a private clinic in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja from where he was flowed to China.
Ibrahim was one-time House of representatives member representing Dutse/Kiyawa Federal Constituency for two terms.
He decamped to ruling APC after losing his election in 2015.
In his condolence massage Jigawa Governor Abubakar Badaru, expressed shock over the incident.
The Governor described late Kiyawa as “a man of honor, a great leader, and a role model to the younger generation, who has sacrificed his whole life to serve the common man”.
“The death of Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya has come with a serious shock to me and indeed to the people of Jigawa state. Every soul must taste death. Our prayer is always to have a good ending and no doubt our brother has ended in a good after battling a protracted illness,” the Governor said.