Reps in mourning as another member dies from undisclosed ailment

Reps in mourning as another member dies from undisclosed ailment

Death again has struck the House of Reps as Aliu Yusuf passed on.

Yusuf until his death on Tuesday, April 6, represented Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State under the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Reps.

According to reports, Aliu passed away after a brief illness at the Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital, Kaduna.

Aliu, who was a beneficiary of a landmark Court ruling died of undisclosed illness.

This brings total death in the Reps in 2021 to four.

1st News had reported the death of Haruna Maitala last week after a ghastly accident.

Other lawmakers to have died this year are Ossy Prestige and Yuguda Kila.

Meanwhile, the Ogun State Government has revealed that the administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun left behind a N50bn domestic debt.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Ogun Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Monday, April 5.

According to the governor, the figures given to it by Amosun’s administration did not capture the entire liabilities it left behind when the former governor left office in 2019.

In a statement signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Ogun governor; the administration claimed that not less than N50bn in financial liabilities were not accounted for in the financial report handed over to him in May 2019.

The governor’s statement was a reaction to the report by the Debt Management Office.

Specifically, the report revealed that the government incurred N58bn domestic debt within the period of his administration.

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The DMO in the report revealed that the Dapo Abiodun-led administration borrowed N58bn as domestic debt in 18 months since then.

Indeed, the DMO report which was published on March 15 signified that from June 30, 2019, to December 30, 2020; the Ogun State Government had acquired a total of N58,316,493,347 local debts.

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