A member of the House of Representative representing Garki/Babura federal constituency in Jigawa state, Muhammadu Fagen Gawo, is dead.
According to reports, the Jigawa lawmaker died at an undisclosed hospital in Dubai on Tuesday.
He was said to be receiving medical treatment for a yet-to-be-confirmed ailment.
Gawo is the third federal lawmaker to die in December.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker was elected into the lower legislative chamber in 2015.
In a statement, the governor of Jigawa, Muhammed Badaru, condoled with the people of the state and the deceased’s constituency over the lawmaker’s death.
“Dr Muhammadu Adamu Fagen Gawo who travelled for medical treatment was pronounced dead today in a hospital where he is receiving treatment,” read the statement which Auwal Sankara, the governor’s spokesman, issued on his behalf.