A member of the Federal House of Representatives Hon. Muhmmad Dantani, who represents Yauri/Shanga/Ngaski Federal Constituency of Kebbi State at the lower chamber of the National Assembly has been reportedly died.
Dantani, popularly known as Yellow, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died at an Abuja hospital around 5:pm on Thursday after a protracted illness.
His colleagues like Deputy Senate Leader, Hon. Bala Ibn Na’Allah representing Kebbi South, and Hon. Muhammad S/Fawa, former Kebbi State House of Assembly member representing Fakai constituency, among others mourned the late honourable member.
Na’Allah prayed to Allah to grant Dantani eternal rest, and the family, Emir of Yauri, the people of Yauri Emirate, Kebbi State and his colleagues at the House of Representatives the fortitude to bear the loss.
Dantani graduated from Government Secondary School Koko and Inurno Teachers College in 1976 and1978 respectively.
He attended Institute of Administrators, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, and graduated in 1984. In the year 1999, when Nigeria returned to democracy, Dantani was elected as a member of Kebbi State House of Assembly. During his term of office, he became the Speaker of the SHouse.
He was later elected into the Federal House of Representatives to represent the Yauri/Shanga/Ngaski Federal Constituency of Kebbi State, under the platform of APC.
“Burial arrangement will be announced later,” the family source said