The Chairman of Lokoja Local Government Council, Kogi State, Muhammed Danasabe Muhammed, is dead.
Muhammed was confirmed dead around 4.30 am at a hospital in Lokoja, the state capital.
The Council Chairman was rushed to the hospital after he slumped at his residence.
He was said to have been active at a series of political meetings in preparation for the governorship election in the state on Saturday.
A family source who spoke with Daily Trust revealed that he was rushed to Shifa Hospital, Lokoja, shortly after he collapsed in the house in the late hours of Thursday.
The family member who spoke on condition of anonymity said, “Doctors confirmed him clinically dead around 4.30 am on Friday.”
The deceased was from ward B in the cantonment area of Lokoja.
He will be buried at the Unguwan Kura Muslim cemetery after the Juma’at prayer on Friday.
Sympathisers were reportedly seen trooping into his family house on Friday morning at cantonment area of Lokoja to condole the family over his sudden demise.
He is survived by his mother, wife and children.