Ex-Kebbi Speaker, Habib Jega Dies In Auto Crash


A former Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Habib Jega, has died in an auto crash.

Close family sources told Premium Times that the accident occurred along Birnin Kebbi-Kangiwa road on Friday.

The former speaker is also the Special Adviser on Local Government to the current Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abubakar Dakingari, while confirmed the death and said , “We are
currently attending his burial according to Islamic right in Jega.”

Late Mr. Jega was impeached in 2015 during the build up to the 2015 general election as rumours emerged he would
join the then opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.