A member of the House of Representatives representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency of Edo State, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen, is dead.
The lawmaker reportedly died on Friday morning from an undisclosed ailment.
The Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Rep Benjamin Kalu, while confirming the death of the lawmaker said that the cause of death was not yet known to the House.
Kalu added that he was still speaking with the leadership of the House and may issue an official statement later.
Ise-Idehen, a 52-year-old and member of the Peoples Democratic Party, had won his party’s ticket to seek re-election in the 2023 general elections.