BREAKING: APC Senatorial Candidate, Tijjani Kiyawa Dies in China

By Tapre Timine
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Alhaji Tijjani Ibrahim Kiyawa, the All Progressive Congress’ senatorial candidate for Jigawa Central has died in China.

He was admitted at a private clinic in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja and was flowed to China where he died.

Before his demise, Ibrahim was a one-time House of Representatives member representing Dutse/Kiyawa Federal Constituency for two terms.

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He decamped to the ruling APC after losing his election in 2015.

Jigawa Governor, Abubakar Badaru, in his condolence message expressed shock over the tragic incident.

A man of honor, a great leader, and a role model to the younger generation, who has sacrificed his whole life to serve the common man.

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The death of Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya has come with a serious shock to me and indeed to the people of Jigawa state. Every soul must taste death. Our prayer is always to have a good ending and no doubt our brother has ended in a good after battling a protracted illness,” the Governor said.

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