A former member of the Nigerian Senate, Abubakar Abdulazeez Ibrahim is dead.
The late Abdulazeez was the younger brother of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Alhassan, alias Mama Taraba, ex-Minister of Women Affairs, who died in May
According to Daily Trust, he died in his house in Jalingo after a brief illness, on Tuesday.
Aged 64, he was elected twice into the Senate, and represented Taraba central senatorial zone between 1999 and 2007.
He was also a two-time gubernatorial candidate in the state.
The deceased read Engineering and Business Administration at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He was the proprietor of Ibramiyya Primary and Secondary Schools and Peacock College of Education in Jalingo.
The funeral prayers for his deceased sister held at the same place.
He will be buried at Jika da Fari burial ground, where late Jummai was also buried.