The All Progressive Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Jigawa central, Alhaji Tijjani Ibrahim Kiyawa is dead.
He died in China hospital after being earlier admitted at a private clinic in the federal capital territory Abuja from where he was flowned to China.
Alhaji Tijjani Ibrahim was one time member house of representatives represented Dutse/Kiyawa federal constituency for two terms and latter decamp to ruling APC after losing election in 2015.
In his condolence massage the Jigawa State governor, expressed shock over the news for the death of the senatorial candidate.
The governor described late Tijjani Gaya as “a man of honour, a great leader, and a role model to the younger generation, who has sacrificed his whole life to serving the common man”.
“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 well after battling a protracted illness.” The Governor said.
So far many top politicians have sent their condolence massages among which include the PDP governorship candidate in the state, Alhaji Mustapha Sule Lamido, Senator Sabo Muhammad Nakudu.
They all prayed to God Almighty the deceased intenal rest and give his family the fortitude to bear with the loss.