A member of the House of Representatives from Niger State, Jafaru Iliyasu Auna is dead.

He reportedly died at Maitama General Hospital on Monday morning after a brief illness.

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Confirming his death, lawmaker from Niger State, Sa’idu Musa Abdullahi said Auna came back from a trip to Lagos on Sunday night and died early Monday morning .

He, however did not disclose the cause of his death.

Until his death, he was the member representing Rijau/Magama federal constituency of Niger State.