Jigawa Rep Isa Dogonyaro dies at 46


Hon Isa Dogonyaro

Isa Dogonyaro, a member of House of Representatives representing the Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State is dead.

Dogonyaro passed away after a brief illness, today, Friday, May 10, 2024, in Abuja, at the age of 46, Akin Rotimi, the spokesperson of House of Representatives said in a statement.

According to the statement, Dogonyaro was a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his constituents and the nation with utmost commitment.

“He was a pillar in the House, contributing significantly to the development of legislation, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Control, where he served as the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee,” Rotimi said.

“Elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Dogonyaro was known for his integrity, diligence, and unwavering dedication to the welfare of the Nigerian people. His presence will be sorely missed in the hallowed chambers of the House of Representatives.

“Hon. Isa Dogonyaro was a detribalized patriot who was very jovial as much as he was an intellectual. He built strong bonds of friendship with Honourable Members from all parts of the country.

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He is survived by wives and children.

“In this moment of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, constituents, colleagues, and the people of Jigawa State. We pray for strength and comfort for all who mourn his passing,” said the Reps’ spokesman

Prayers will be held for Dongoyaro after Jumaat prayers at 2.30pm at the National Mosque, Abuja today.

His interment will take place in accordance to Islamic rights at Gudu Muslim Cemetery.

“May his gentle soul rest in peace, and the may the Almighty Allah (SWT) forgive his shortcomings and grant him Al-Janat Firdaus,” the statement concluded


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