Ali Wakil, the senator representing Bauchi Central at the Senate, dies after a brief illness on Saturday, 17th March, 2018.
At the moment, information and other details surrounding his demise is yet to be confirmed from Sabi Abdullahi, his spokesman.
In line with this, the Senate President Bukola Saraki said on tweeter:
“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 Wakil. I am on my way to the Wakili house to pay my respects to his family.”
“Inalilahi wa Ina Ilaehi Rajiun. It is the Almighty Allah (SWT) that gives life, and it his Him that takes it away. I pray that the Almighty Allah grants the dear departed Senator a place in Al Jannah Firdaus.”