Senator Ali Wakili dies of heart attack

Senator Ali Wakili representing Bauchi South senatorial district is dead.

He died after heart attack inside his Gwarimpa residence in Abuja.

The lawmaker slumped on Saturday morning after which he was taken to a hospital within the estate, but he died before getting emergency treatment.

Senate president, Bukola Saraki, tweeted about Mr. Wakil’s passing.

“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 Wakili. I am on my way to the Wakili house to pay my respects to his family,” he wrote.

“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.”

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