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Deputy Speaker, Wase’s brother dies at 96

Ahmed Idris Wase loses brother

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, has lost his brother, Alhaji Adamu Idris, at the ripe age of 96.

Wase’s Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, who disclosed this on Sunday in a statement, said the deceased died today (Sunday) in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

The statement reads, “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of the Emir of Bashar, Alhaji Adamu Idris; the elder brother of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase.

“He died in Jos in the early hours of today (Sunday ) at the age of 96. He left behind four wives many children and grandchildren. He will be buried today in Bashar, Plateau State according to Islamic rites”.

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