Senator Ali Wakili is dead. The Senator representing Bauchi South senatorial District is dead. He died after suffered a heart attack. The Senator was reported to have slumped at his Gwarimpa residence, Abuja earler morning of Saturday the 17th March 2018. He was age 58 and he was the Chairman Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation until his death.
Although he was rushed to Viewpoint Hospital after he slumped where he was confirmed dead.
The Senate President Bukola Saraki has already sent his condolence message to the family of the deceased. He tweets in his Twitter handle that…
Senator Ali Wakili is dead
Enroute to celebrate with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and family on their daughter’s wedding, I just heard about the passing of my friend and colleague, Senator Ali Wakili. I am on my way to the Wakili house to pay my respects to his family.
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) March 17, 2018
The Senate president has also visited the home of the deceased. He made it know in a tweet.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has just left the Gwarinpa, Abuja residence of the late Senator Ali Wakili, where he paid his respects to the family of the deceased. pic.twitter.com/Lx2zE9ycxZ
— The Senate President (@SPNigeria) March 17, 2018
The funeral prayer for the deceased has been conducted see the photos below.