Days after the death of a member of the House of Representatives, Haruna Maitala, another lawmaker representing Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State, Suleiman Aliyu, has passed on at the age of 53.
Mr Aliyu died in the early hours of Tuesday at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State after a brief illness.
Mr Aliyu is the fourth federal lawmaker to die this year.
Others who passed on this year were Ossy Prestige, Yuguda Kila and Haruna Maitala.
About eight federal lawmakers have died since the inauguration of the ninth assembly in 2019.