- Nigeria’s opposition PDP party has lost one of its prominent members of the House of Representatives, Jude Ise-Idehen, to the cold hands of death
- Ise-Idehen war until his death, the lawmaker representing the Egor/Ikpoba Okha federal constituency in Edo state
- The opposition PDP MP had won his party’s ticket for re-election in the 2023 general election
Jude Ise-Idehen, the legislator representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha federal constituency in Edo state in the House of Representatives, is dead.
He died in the early hours of July 1st, according to sources obtained by The Punch.
The Nation reported that Kalu said he was still speaking to House leadership and could make an official statement later.
Ise-Idehen , a 52-year-old member ed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), had won his party’s ticket for re-election in the 2023 general election.
Nigerian pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia
In another report, a Nigerian pilgrim, Hajiya Aisha Ahmad, died of an illness in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, June 29.
According to Alhaji Idris Al -Makura, the executive secretary of the Nasarawa State Muslim Pilgrim Welfare Board, Aisha Ahmad of Keffi Governorate, Nasarawa State, died after a short illness.
Al-Makura told the Nigeria News Agency ( NAN) on Wednesday 29 June in Mecca, Saudi Arabia that the deceased had no medical records prior to his departure from Nigeria.
“The deceased had no medical history at the time of departure for the Holy Land and we are together in Medina. The pilgrim got sick two days ago,” he said.
Professor Femi Soyinka dies
In a similar development is Professor Femi Soyinka, the renowned researcher and The former Provost of the College of Health Sciences at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has died at the age of 85.
Soyinka died in the early hours of June 14, at his home in Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State, citing a statement from his family.
The deceased was determined to be the younger brother of the Nobel laureate and professor of comparative Literature, Wole Soyinka.