COVID-19 complications have killed a former House of Representatives member from Fagge in Kano, Alhaji Danlami Hamza.
Hamza, died on Sunday afternoon after he was admitted on Saturday at a COVID-19 isolation centre at Kwanar Dawaki in Kano, The Punch reports.
After his death, it was confirmed a neighbour of the deceased, Hassan Ibrahim that the former lawmaker died at the age of 70.
Ibrahim disclosed that the funeral prayer was conducted at about 6:00 p.m at Fagge, in Kano metropolis, with the corpse inside an ambulance.
With the aid of health officials in personal protective equipment, the deceased was later buried at Abattoir Cemetery in Fagge.
On the portfolio of the decesead before death, the former lawmaker represented Fagge Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2011 on the platform of the defunct All People’s Party.
In 2015, he also contested against the present lawmaker, Aminu Sulaiman Goro, but lost the election again.