The Plateau House of Assembly has confirmed the death of one of its members, Godfrey Dashe, representing Qua’pan South constituency.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Peter Azi, said that Dashe died in the early hours of Tuesday in Jos.
Dashe, who represented his constituency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), died after a brief illness
”This is a monumental loss not only to his family, constituency, this Assembly, but the entire state.
”I was informed of his ill-health, I went to see him at the hospital last night and he was looking better.
”To my greatest surprise, I got a call in the early hours of today that he gave up the ghost.
”We will really miss his elderly counseling in the House,” the speaker said.
Prior to his death, Dashe was the Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Tourism. (NAN)