The senator representing Bauchi south in the National Assembly, Malam Ali Wakili is dead. He was 58.
A family source at his Gwarimpa, Abuja residence revealed that the senator woke up early Saturday morning feeling uneasy. He later slumped and was rushed to a private hospital in Abuja where he was confirmed dead.
Until his death, Senator Wakili was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation.
Senate President Bukola Saraki who was on his way to Vice President’s daughter’s wedding had to change his route to visit the last senator’s house.