According to Boza, the federal lawmaker died around 12:30 am on Wednesday after a brief illness.

He was said to have been admitted in the hospital around Tuesday noon.

“His remains would be taken to the National Mosque for the bathing ritual after which it would be flown to Sokoto for burial around 11am,” Almustapha said.

Danbuga is survived by two wives, many children and grandchildren.