Senator Ahmed Aruwa dies at 70


Senator, Ahmed Aruwa has died at the age of 70, he represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly between 1999 and 2007.

According to reports, Aruwa died in the early hours of today Sunday December 9th at a private hospital in Barnawa Kaduna State.

Confirming the death of the senator, one of his younger brothers, Suleiman, said he died at about 4:30 a.m. at a private hospital in Kaduna.

Suleiman described his late brother as an easy going fellow who always respected others.

“As Muslims, we know Allah takes and give but it’s painful because we are going to miss him seriously. He was a good man who always minds his business.

“No matter what you did to him, the moment you apologise, he will forgive and forget. We are going to miss him seriously,” he said.

Family sources say his funeral prayer will take place at Sultan Bello Mosque Kaduna.

Among early mourners at the home of the deceased where the Deputy Senate Leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah, and Cosmos Eze, a senior lecturer with the department of mass communication, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.


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