Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed shock over the sudden death of Adamu Wayya, popularly called Danmaraya Jos.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the speaker said the North and indeed Nigeria has lost one of its most talented sons.
“Danmaraya’s sudden death came to me as a shock and I want to use this medium to condole with the Danmaraya family, the government and people of Plateau State and all Nigerians over this irreparable loss”, Mr. Dogara said.
“The late Danmaraya has written his name in gold in the annals of Nigeria’s history as a talented musician, poet and a philosopher.
“His music were full of wisdom which will not only outlive him but will continue to be reference point for generations to come.
“I pray God almighty to give his family the fortitude to bear the loss”, Mr. Dogara said.
Danmaraya died in Jos, the Plateau State capital on Saturday after a protracted illness, He was 69 years old.