Kwara Lawmaker Dies At 48

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Saturday announced the death of one of its legislators and Chairman, House Committee on Public Petition, Alhaji Haliru ldris.

A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Speaker on Media Affairs, Alhaji AbdulRahman Sanni, indicated that the legislator died in the early hours of Saturday in llorin, the state capital, aged 48.

According to the statement, late Idris, representing Kaiama Constituency, is survived by his aged father, Sen Haliru Idris, wives and children.

It said the legislator had been buried in accordance with Islamic injunctions, at the Muslim Cemetery in Ilorin.