A Second Republic member of the House of Representatives from Kano State, Dr Junaid Mohammed is dead.

His brother, Dr Ahmed Salik, a former lecturer with the Bayero University Kano and also a former member of the House of Representatives confirmed his death this evening.

Late Junaid, a Soviet trained Medical Doctor died on Thursday evening at his residence in Kano after a protracted illness.

His death was announced shortly after former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Dikko, passed on.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that he died at a hospital in Abuja.

The Katsina State indigene, who led the NCS from 2009 to 2015, had been facing a probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.

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