BREAKING: Tragedy as ex-Nigerian lawmaker collapses, dies after Eid prayer

2024-04-10 19:11:01

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FCT, Abuja - Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, a former member of the House of Representatives and son of a former governor of Kogi state, Ibrahim Idris, died today, Wednesday, April 10, in Abuja.

As reported by PM News, Mohammed Idris represented Ankpa,-Olamabo-Omala federal Constituency of Kogi at the lower chamber of the National Assembly.

It was gathered that he slumped after Eid prayer at his residence in Abuja.

As reported also The New Telegraph, he has since been buried according to Islamic rites at the Gudu Cemetery after a funeral prayer attended by a crowd of mourners at the National Mosque in Abuja.

The Punch reported that Muhammed was a member of the House of Representatives between 2007 and 2011.

The elder brother of the deceased, Abubakar Idris, confirmed the death to newsmen and expressed sadness over Muhammed's death.

Abubakar said:

"It's true. He died this morning shortly after coming back to his residence after Eid prayers.

"He will be buried on Wednesday at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja."

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