The Kogi State House of Assembly has lost one of its members, John Abah.
He was a lawmaker representing Ibaji Constituency in the Assembly where he was serving a second term.
Abah died on Wednesday in an Abuja hospital after a protracted illness.
Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed sadness over the death of the lawmaker.
Bello in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, described the late Abah as a loyal and dedicated stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in the state whose contributions to the stability and growth of the party remain overwhelming.