Speaker Taraba House of Assembly Is Dead


Reports reaching NewsInvestigators said the Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly Hon. Haruna Tsokwa is dead. Details of the report of Tsokwa death is sketchy, sources in Taraba said the speaker slumped in his Jalingo residence early this morning and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre in Jalingo where he was confirmed dead.

The late speaker who was an ally of the acting state Governor Garba Umar in the power struggle since the return of the governor Dambaba Suntai who is still recuperating from his ailment came at the centre of the controversy when he asked Suntai to go back for more treatment.

He is survived by his wife and four children.