John Abah, a member representing Ibaji Constituency in Kogi State House of Assembly has passed away.
He was a lawmaker in the 8th assembly, where he was serving as a second term.
According to reports, his death was confirmed by, Demi Olugbemi, the Chief Press Secretary to the speaker, Mathew Kolawole.
He sympathised with the immediate family and the people of Ibaji Constituency, noting that the deceased would be greatly missed.
He said,”It is very sad and painful to lose a breadwinner of a family”, stressing that his demise has created “a great vacuum that will be hard to fill”.
He noted that “death is an expected end of every mortal, hence, he enjoined his family to “take solace in the words of God which say everything under the sun has time, a time to be born, and time to die”.
Abah was said to have died early hours of Wednesday. He was not known to have suffered any ailment prior to his death.