Isah Baba-Buji, one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2,340 delegates from Jigawa State, slumped and died while taking his breakfast at a hotel in Abuja before preparing to move to the venue of the party convention at Eagle Square.
The APC spokesperson in Jigawa, Bashir Kundu, confirmed the incident to reporters in Jigawa.
He said the official was pronounced dead while taking his breakfast and preparing to move to the venue of the party convention.
Kundu added that Baba-Buji’s body was being prepared to be conveyed back to Jigawa State for burial rites.
Baba-Buji was the APC Vice-chairman for Jigawa Southwest.