BREAKING: Senator Ahmed Aruwa is dead

A veteran politician, farmer, sportsman and former senator, Ahmed Aruwa, is dead. He was 75.

Family sources said politician died in the early hours of Sunday, and he will be buried at 1pm today at Sultan Bello mosque.

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Mr Aruwa, who holds the title of Walin Hadejia, represented Kaduna Central in the Senate between 1999 and 2007.

At the Senate, he was on the committees on Senate Services, Aviation, Works & Housing, Police Affairs, Agriculture and Finance & Appropriation.

He left behind one wife and four children.