House of Reps Member-Elect, Ismaila Maihanci Dies Weeks To His Swearing-In

Ismaila Maihanci, House of Representatives member-elect for Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal Constituency in Taraba State, is dead. He died at the age of 36.

His demise was disclosed by a presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, on Twitter on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

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Posting via his handle, Bashir wrote, ”Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un! Just received a sad news about the passing of our brother, Hon. Ismail Maihanci, a member-elect of Jalingo, Yorro and Zing, Federal Constituency in Taraba State. May Allah (SWT) forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannah al-Firdaus.

He was buried on Saturday according to Islamic rites.

Maihanci served as a Special Adviser to Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku before to his election. He was also the Taraba State Secretary of the PDP.

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