Former Kaduna Lawmaker, Yakubu Bityong, Dies At 56

Yakubu Bityong
Late Yakubu Bityong

A former member of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr Yakubu Bityong, is dead.

Bityong represented Kaura Constituency in the Assembly from 2011 to 2019.

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He reportedly died on Friday night in Kaduna at the age of 56.

A political associate of the deceased, Yakubu Umaru-Spider, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kaduna.

Umaru-Spider, a former Secretary of Kaura Local Government, said Bityong was diagnosed with lung complications and placed on treatment two weeks ago.

Bityong also served as a commissioner in the ministries of Youths and Sports; Non-Governmental Organisation; and Special Duties between 2003 and 2010.


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