The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives in the Second Republic, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, is dead. He was 73.
According to a Daily Trust report, his son, Suleiman Mohammed, confirmed the death. According to him, his father took ill about three days ago, and died at his residence in Kano around 10pm.
Mohammed was a renowned social critic and a member of the House of Representatives under the People’s Redemption Party (PRP).
He trained as Medical Doctor in the Soviet Union and specialized afterward in the United Kingdom as a neurosurgeon.
His son said the deceased would be buried according to Islamic rites on Friday.
He was a fierce critic of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He also hard on Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, the dethroned Emir of Kano.