A member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly representing Kebbe Constituency, Isa Harisu, is dead.
The late Harisu collapsed when he arrived in the State House of Assembly on Monday for the day’s business in parliament.
The lawmaker was quickly taken to the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
He was said to have died on his way to the Hospital.
The death was officially announced at the parliament by the House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, Abubakar Magaji (PDP- Bodinga North).
The late lawmaker, aged 55, left behind his mother, four wives and 22 children.
Meanwhile, the Assembly has suspended its sitting to Tuesday December 31, to attend the burial rites scheduled to take place today (Monday)