Henry Longs, a member of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Nigeria’s north central, is dead.
It was gathered that Longs, who represented Pankshin South dtate constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died in Jos on Sunday evening after an operation.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Philip Dasun, confirmed Longs’ death.
Dasun said, “It is true we lost one of our members this evening. The lawmaker representing Pankshin South dtate constituency, Henry Longs.
“He had a problem in one of his legs and had gone for surgical operation. Unfortunately, he could not make it. His death is really very sad and we will miss him.”
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the Plateau State House of Assembly which has been enmeshed in crisis over the speakership has 24 elected members.