Gov. Suntai Described the Death of the Speaker as a Loss to the state

The ailing Governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, on Monday described the death of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa, as a great loss to the state.

The governor said this in Jalingo via a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa.

The statement said that Mr. Tsokwa was a politician of considerable standing, adding that he had performed well in his representation of Takum 1 Constituency in the state legislature since 2007.

“The late Hon. Tsokwa will be remembered for his ability to stand firm by any cause he believed in and his contribution to the democratic experience in Taraba State,” it said.

Mr. Tsokwa died on Monday morning at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, after a brief illness.