Second republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed is dead

Second republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed has reportedly died at the age of 73 at an isolation centre, though did not test positive for Coronavirus.

His son Suleiman who confirmed the death, said the trained medical doctor died on Thursday night February 18, the age of 73 after a brief illness which lasted for three days.

Junaid was one of the founding members of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) in 1976 under the leadership of the late Aminu Kano. He also served as the national deputy chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the north-west.


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