The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of the lawmaker representing Bauchi South Senatorial District,Ali Wakili who was the chairman of the Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation.
Sarak in a series of tweets said that he was saddened to hear the news of the demise of Wakili.
Saraki who was on his way to the family house of the Vice President to felicitate with them on the wedding of his daughter, had to make a detour to the family House of the Wakili’s where he commiserated with them on the passing of his colleague.
Sources in the Senate said the lawmaker slumped on Saturday morning at his Gwarimpa, Abuja residence after which he was taken to a hospital within the estate, but he died before getting emergency treatment.
Sympathizers have been visiting the house of the late senator to condone with his family.