House of Reps’ Deputy Speaker Ahmed Wase loses brother

Ahmed Wase

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Ahmed Wase has lost his elder brother Adamu Idris.

The deceased, who was the Emir of Bashar, died on Sunday in Jos, Plateau State capital aged 96.

Wase’s chief press secretary, Umar Muhammad, announced the incident in a statement.

He said, “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of the Emir of Bashar, Alhaji Adamu Idris; the elder brother of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase.

“He died in Jos in the early hours of today (Sunday ) at the age of 96. He left behind four wives many children and grandchildren.”

The statement added that the deceased would be buried later on Sunday in Bashar, Plateau State according to Islamic rites.