Kebbi Ex-Speaker, Habib Jega Dies In Road Accident

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By Dipo Awojobi – A former Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Habib Jega, has died in an auto crash.

Close family sources say the accident occurred along Birnin Kebbi-Kangiwa road at about 5:21 p.m. on Friday.
Habib Jega

The former speaker is also the Special Adviser on Local Government to the current Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abubakar Dakingari, while confirming the death said, “We are currently attending his burial according to Islamic right in Jega.”

Late Mr. Jega was impeached in 2015 during the build up to the 2015 general election as rumours emerged he would join the then opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

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