By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto
The member representing Kware/Wamakko federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad Wamakko, is dead.
The lawmaker died on Friday at an Abuja hospital after a brief illness at the age of 50.
Until his death, he was the Vice-Chairman of the House Committee on the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), apart from his membership of several House committees.
The Chairman of Wamakko Local Government, Alhaji Ahmed Kalambaina, said that the remains of the deceased would be buried in his home town, Wamakko, later on Friday.
The deceased was a younger brother to the former governor of the state, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
The late Wamakko is survived by a wife and five children.