A House of Representatives candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 election, Mohammed Bukar, is dead.
Bukar died in Yobe State on Saturday from a liver-related illness.
The deceased was the candidate of the PDP for Damaturu, Gujba, Gulani and Tarmuwa Federal Constituency in Yobe State.
He was also a former General Manager of the Yobe State Water Corporation.
His demise was also confirmed by Mahmud Muhammad, a member of the Yetim Care Foundation Damaturu Orphanage on Facebook. He wrote: “Innã Lillãhi Wa Innã Ilaihi Rãji’uun!
“With deep sense of sorrow and submissive to Allah’s decree, I am directed to write on behalf of the management of Yetim Care Foundation Damaturu Orphanage to extend our sincere condolence to the family of Comrade Mohammed Mallam Bukar – TERO (Former General Manager, Yobe State Water Corporation), who died at Yobe State University Teaching Hospital Damaturu after an illness.
“May Allah (SWT) in His infinite mercy forgive all his shortcomings and grant him a highest level in Jannatul-Firdaus.
“May He (Allah) also give his family and the good people of Yobe State the fortitude to bear the pain of his death. Ameen!”
Late Bukar has since been buried according to Islamic rites.