Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Y Suleiman has described the death of the member representing Dass Constituency in the Assembly, Musa Mante Baraza as a shocking and great loss to Bauchi State.

In a condolence message to the family of the deceased, people of Dass Constituency and members of Bauchi State House of Assembly, the Speaker who said he was yet to recover from the traumatic grief of the devastating news of the merciless murder of Musa Mante in his village, Baraza, submitted everything to Almighty Allah Who said; ‘every soul must taste death.’

Abubakar Suleiman further condemned the attack and murder of the lawmaker and vowed to work with security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the devilish act describing the deceased as Godfearing, humble and a dependable ally who served and related with people selflessly and honourably.

He said that, “As member representing the good people of Dass, Hon. Mante dedicated his time and resources to ensure the well being of his constituents. He was always at the forefront of serving the interest of his people and dear State” .

The Speaker added that, “He lived a simple and exemplary life worthy of emulation. The fact that he had lived in his Village interacting and serving his people, speaks volumes on how faithful and humble Late Hon. Musa Mante Baraza was” .

“As Chairman House Committee on Public Petitions Hon. Mante has diligently and effectively discharge his responsibility by being so much dedicated and committed to finding solutions to many problems affecting people across the State”, he further said.

” He has contributed immensely in the lawmaking business and other functions of Bauchi State House of Assembly. He was so much friendly and kind to all of us his colleagues and staff of the Assembly. Indeed we will lose his elderly and statesmanly gestures, joviality and the jokes we always share during plenary, meetings and other engagements.” the Speaker explained.

According Abubakar Suleiman, Hon. Mante died at a time that his family, people of Dass Constituency and Bauchi State needed him the most

He then urged the bereaved family, colleagues and constituents to take solace and prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive his shortcomings and give them fortitude to bear the painful and irreparable loss as contained in a statement by Abdul Ahmad Burra, Spokesperson to the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly.

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