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Another Plateau lawmaker dies

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The member representing Quan’pan North Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Eric Planlat Dakogol, is dead.

He died on Monday afternoon after a brief illness.

The Assembly confirmed the lawmaker’s death in a statement issued on Tuesday.

Dakogol, according to the statement, died after complaining of tiredness and was rushed to a hospital in Jos, the state capital.

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He was the second member of the House to die in the last one year following the demise of a lawmaker who represented Pankshin South State Constituency in the Assembly, Henry Longs, in November last year.

In a condolence message to the House, Governor Simon Lalong described the late lawmaker as “selfless and committed member of the House who tried to address challenges of his constituents.”

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