Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Babayo Gamawa is dead after a brief illness.
This was made known by his spokesperson, Isa Gadau, on Friday night in Bauchi.
“He complained of slight stomach ache and was taken to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, where he was admitted and later passed away.
“I am now heading to his house,” Gadau said.
Gamawa was born on February 2, 1966, he attended the University of Jos, where he obtained a National Certificate in Purchasing and Supply.
He had served as the Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly and later Deputy Governor following the impeachment of the then Deputy Governor, late Mohammed Gadi.
In 2011, he was elected Senator under the platform of the PDP in the 7th National Assembly; where he served as the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation and a member of the Land Transport Committee.
His burial arrangement is yet to be announced by his family.