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Taraba Assembly declares two-day mourning for Tsokwa

06 November 2013, 06:42

Jalingo - The Taraba House of Assembly on Tuesday declared Wednesday and Thursday as days of mourning in honour of its late Speaker, Haruna Tsokwa.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Adamu Maikarfi.

It directed that all flags at the Assembly complex be flown at half mast during the period.

Meanwhile, the deceased's family has released the speakers’ burial arrangement.

According to a release signed by Rev. Martin Tsokwa, the body would leave Jalingo for his home town Takum, on November 27 after a service of songs at his residence in Jalingo on November 26.

The statement said the funeral service and final internment would be held on November 28 in Takum.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Tsokwa died on Monday after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo.
-    NAN


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