Speaker Taraba State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa is dead.
He was said to have died this morning from an undisclosed ailment at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the state capital
Mr. Tsokwa whose age is unknown, took ill last Thursday and was rushed to the hospital where he died, his death was confirmed by the acting governor of Taraba state Garba Umar through the spokesperson Kefas Sule.
“He died this morning, after just a brief illness,” he said.
The speaker had earlier escaped death on September 19 when his convoy was attacked by suspected gunmen along the Jos-Abuja road.
Tsokwa left behind a wife and four children