Federal Lawmaker, Isa Dogonyaro Dies at 46

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Isa Dogonyaro, 46,  is dead.

Dongonyaro until his death on Friday represented Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State in the Green Chamber.

The death of the lawmaker has been confirmed by the House of Representatives, in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the Chairman, House Committee on Information and Public Affairs, Hon. Akin Rotimi Jr. the House expressed grief over the death of the lawmaker.

The statement reads in part:

“It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Hon. Isa Dogonyaro (Kogunan Ringim), the distinguished Member representing the Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State in the 10th Assembly of the House of Representatives.

“Hon. Isa Dogonyaro was a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his constituents and the nation with utmost commitment. He was a pillar in the House, contributing significantly to the development of legislation, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Control, where he served as the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee.

“Elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Dogonyaro was known for his integrity, diligence, and unwavering dedication to the welfare of the Nigerian people. His presence will be sorely missed in the hallowed chambers of the House of Representatives.

“Hon. Isa Dogonyaro was a detribalised patriot who was very jovial as much as he was an intellectual. He built strong bonds of friendship with Honourable Members from all parts of the country. He is survived by wives and children

“In this moment of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, constituents, colleagues, and the people of Jigawa State. We pray for strength and comfort for all who mourn his passing.

Earlier, a member of the House and son of former governor of Kaduna State, Hon. Mohammed Bello El-Rufai had taken to the social media to pay tribute to the fallen lawmaker, El-Rufai wrote, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un. Earlier today, we lost a colleague in the House of Representatives, a brilliant parliamentarian and an overall good man. May Allah SWT forgive him and grant him Aljannatul Firdaus.”


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