Abdullahi Wammako Mohammed, 50, a member of the National House of Representatives, is dead.
Born in January 1967, Hon. Mohammed who represented Kware/Wammako Federal Constituency of Sokoto State died at the Abuja National Hospital after a brief illness.
“We just got the information that we lost Abdullahi Wammako from Sokoto” Mr. Abdulrazak Namdas, the spokesman of the House of Representatives, said.
Late Hon. Mohammed was the Vice Chairman of the House Committee of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).
He was the younger brother to the former governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wamakko, who is now a senator.
Late Wamakko attended Wamakko Primary School where he obtained a primary school certificate before proceeding to the Sokoto Teachers College where he obtained a Grade 2 Teacher’s Certificate.
He has been buried at his home town in Wamakko on Friday.
The Honourable Speaker of the National House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, expressed grief over the passing away of Mr. Wamakko.
“Hon Wamakko was a dedicated lawmaker who had the progress of Kware/Wamakko federal constituency, Sokoto State and the entire Nigeria at heart,” Dogara said in his statement issued by his Speacial Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan.
“As we mourn his painful untimely departure, I pray that God will bring solace to his family who will miss him the most and grant him eternal rest.”
“I also condole with the government and people of Sokoto State over this loss. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” the speaker added.