37yr-old Taraba Reps-elect dies

By Sheriff Ibrahim

A member-elect for Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal constituency in the federal house representatives, Taraba State, Ismaila Yushau Maihanci has passed on.

Maihanci died early Saturday morning and his janaza (funeral prayer) will hold today at the National Mosque in Abuja after noon prayers.

The October 22, 1986 born politician and businessman was elected in the just held general elections under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Before his election also, he has served as a Special Adviser to Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku. He had also served as the Secretary of PDP in Taraba State.

He is survived by a wife Fatiha Sangari and a son.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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