Ahmed Rufai, a member representing Patigi constituency at the 9th Kwara State House of Assembly has died.
The deceased died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital at the early hour of today.
In a statement by the Special Assistant, media to the Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Yakubu Danladi, he said: “It is with a heavy heart and total submission to the will of Almighty Allah that we announce the death of our colleague, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai, representing Patigi constituency”.
Continuing statement said: “As we struggle to live with this tragic development and the vacuum that comes with it, we pray that Allah in His infinite mercy forgive his shortcomings and give his family, the 9th Assembly, Patigi Emirate, friends, associate and Kwara State at large, the fortitude to bear this great loss”.