Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the Emir and people of Patigi Emirate and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the death of Ahmed Saidu Rufai .
WITHIN NIGERIA reported earlier that a member of the Kwara state House of Assembly representing Patigi constituency, Ahmed Saidu Rufai died on Tuesday morning.
The lawmaker in his 30s, died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) in the early hours of Tuesday after a protracted illness.
Meanwhile, the Kwara state governor in a statement by his Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye on Tuesday described the death of Hon. Rufai as shocking and devastating.
The statement read: “The death of Hon. Rufai is shocking and devastating. We pray Almighty Allah to forgive and repose his soul in Al-Jannah. The departed gentleman was a peace-loving Kwaran and a strong advocate for the development of his community
“We commiserate with the Emir of Pategi, the entire people of Patigi Constituency, the Rt. Hon Speaker and all the members of the 9th Assembly, and indeed the immediate family of the lawmaker on this sad event.”