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Journalist slumps, dies at Bauchi Government House

A Bauchi State Television reporter, Malam Ibrahim Aliyu, on Thursday slumped and died while working on a report at the state Government House.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Aliyu was working on his report on the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, when he collapsed. He was confirmed dead moments after being rushed to the hospital.

Malam Kabiru Ilela, his Cameraman, was quoted as saying: “He had his meal by his side as he was writing the report, when his mood suddenly changed and he started jerking, collapsing in the process.

“We raised alarm and sought for help to convey him to the hospital. On reaching the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, a doctor confirmed that he had died” 

Aliyu, 37, left behind two wives, six children, an aged mother and four brothers.

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