NewsFormer Kwara Senator Rafiu Ibrahim Is Dead

Former Kwara Senator Rafiu Ibrahim Is Dead

April 17, (THEWILL)- A former Senator who represented Kwara South at the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019, Dr. Rafiu Ibrahim, is dead.

His family, in a statement, said the former lawmaker died in the early hours of Wednesday, after a brief illness.

The statement signed by his aide, Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir, reads: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved father, uncle, and brother, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim.

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“Senator Rafiu returned to his creator this morning, leaving behind a legacy of dedication, service, and profound impact.

“We kindly request your prayers and support during this difficult time. His burial arrangements will be communicated in due course.

“We pray Allah forgives his shortcomings and grants him Al-Jannah Firdaus. Ameen.”

Another statement from the former press secretary to former Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Alh Wahab Oba, said the corpse of Ibrahim will arrive at the Ilorin International Airport by 12 noon while his remains will be interred at the Muslims Cemetery, Osere, Ilorin by 2.00 pm.

Meanwhile, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, said he received with shock and profound sadness reports of the death of Senator Ibrahim.

The Governor, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, condoled with the family of the late lawmaker, the people of Ojoku in Oyun Local Government Area, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“This shocking development again reminds everyone of the inevitability of death for all human beings, and the fact that it could come unannounced for anyone.

“Governor AbdulRazaq prays to Allah to admit the Senator to al-Jannah Firdaus and give comfort to his family members, political associates, and followers,” he added.

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