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Politics of Friday, 26 May 2023


Labour Party Chieftain dies 24 hours to swearing-in

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Hon. Lawan Gana, the newly appointed Chairman, Caretaker Management Committee of Karasuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State is dead.

He died on Thursday, May 25.

According to reports, he passed on at Federal Medical Centre, Nguru, after a brief illness.

This is coming as all the 17 LG Chairmen Caretaker Management Committees will be sworn in on Friday, May 26, by Governor Mai Mala Buni.

Politics Nigeria recalls that between 2023 and 2007, the deceased was elected as member Yobe State House of Assembly representing Karasuwa local government on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He was also a PDP deputy gubernatorial candidate in 2015 but defected to APC in 2019.