The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate for Birnin Kebbi/Kalgo/Bunza Federal Constituency, Abba Haliru, has reportedly died in Abuja .
The PDP Governorship Campaign Council Director-General, Abubakar Shehu, confirmed his death on Friday, saying he died after a brief illness, SaharaReporters reported.
This is coming barely 49 days to the conduct of the 2023 general elections.
General elections will be held in Nigeria on 25 February 2023 to elect the President and Vice President and members of the Senate and House of Representatives.
He won the PDP ticket by defeating the incumbent House of Representatives member, Bello Relisco in the party’s primary last year.
A family source said he would be buried in Abuja, on Saturday.