Another Nigerian Lawmaker, Senator Mustapha Bukar, is dead.
Senator Bukar, who represents Katsina North, Daura Zone, (the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari) in the Senate, died on Wednesday Morning during a brief illness.
Mr. Bukar who was born in Daura on December 31, 1954, was a civil engineer by training.
Details of the time or place of his death are sketchy as at time of filing this report.
His death occurred barely a week after the passing of a member representing Lokoja/Kogi/Koton Karfe, Senator Umar Buba Jibril.
Also on March 17, a senator representing Bauchi South, Senator Ali Wakili, died at the age of 58 after a brief illness.