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Ex-Zamfara Senator Anka Dies At 70.

The Former Senator representing Zamfara West Senatorial District, Alhaji Yusha’u Anka, is dead.

Reportedly, around 1am on Tuesday, Yusha’u Anka died in a hospital in Abuja following a heart problem.

He died at the age of 70.

On Report of The PUNCH, the deceased’s brother, Ahaji Sani Anka, said funeral prayers would be conducted by 1pm today at the National mosques, Abuja.

Anka was Born in April 1950, and was in the Senate from June 1999 to May May 2007.

He was appointed as Chairman, Foreign Affairs, Police Affairs, Senate Committee on Ethics.

Also, he served as the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Commerce, Internal Affairs and Government Affairs.

Anka was elected as a senator on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party in 1999 but after serving his first term in the Senate, he left to the then opposition All Nigeria Peoples Party where he also served in the upper chamber.

 

 

 

 

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