Alhaji Kamilu Ado Isah, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) candidate in Wudil/Garko House of Representatives Constituency of Kano State has reportedly died.
Isah, a former Assistant Comptroller General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), died on Monday following a brief illness.
This is coming four days before the general elections for president, senators, and the House of Representatives.
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Presidential candidate of the NNPP, described his death as shocking and a huge vacuum that cannot be filled in a condolence message to his family, Daily Trust reports.
He stated that the candidate devoted his time, wealth, and energy to the success of the party and his immediate community, pleading with God Almighty to forgive his flaws.
“I am saddened by the loss of Hon. Kamilu Ado Isah, the NNPP House of Representatives Candidate for Wudil/Garko constituency.
“May the Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him eternal peace. My condolence to his family, friends and the NNPP Kano Chapter,” he said.
The deceased was buried in Kano according to Islam rites.
Nigeria will hold general elections on February 25, 2023, to elect the President and Vice President, as well as members of the Senate and House of Representatives.
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