Nigerian Senator, Ali Wakil, Passes On

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Nigerian Senator, Ali Wakil, Passes On, Age 58

Ali Wakili, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Bauchi Central at the Senate, has passed on, age 58

It is understood that he died after a brief illness in the early hours of Saturday.

The senate president, Bukola Saraki, confirmed Wakil’s death on Twitter.

“Enroute to celebrate with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and family on their daughter’s wedding, I just heard about the passing of my friend and colleague, Senator Ali Wakili. I am on my way to the Wakili house to pay my respects to his family,” he wrote.

“Inalilahi wa Ina Ilaehi Rajiun. It is the Almighty Allah (SWT) that gives life, and it his Him that takes it away. I pray that the Almighty Allah grants the dear departed Senator a place in Al Jannah Firdaus.”




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