The former lawmaker representing Fagge Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Danlami Hamza, has died as a result of COVID-19 complications.
The deceased who was admitted at an isolation centre at Kwanar Dawaki in Kano, on Saturday, died on Sunday afternoon.
The development was confirmed by a neighbour of the former lawmaker, he noted that Hamza died at the age of 70.
According to him, the funeral prayer was conducted at about 6:00 p.m at Fagge, in Kano metropolis, with the corpse inside an ambulance.
Hamza was laid to rest at Abattoir Cemetery in Fagge with the aid of health officials in personal protective equipment.
The former lawmaker represented Fagge Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2011 on the platform of the defunct All People’s Party.
He also contested against the present lawmaker, Aminu Sulaiman Goro, in 2015 but lost the election again.
In a related development, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Bariga Local Government Area of Lagos, Timothy Oyasodun, has been reported dead.
Information gathered revealed that the politician who happens to be a reverend died on Saturday.