Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a member of the House of Representatives in the Second Republic is dead.
A family member who confirmed his death in Kano on Thursday, said the outspoken politician died in his home after a short illness.
His junior brother, Dr. Ahmed Salik, was also quoted by several news outlets on Thursday night, confirming the death.
Junaid, a critic of the Buhari government, was a Soviet-trained medical doctor.
He was elected into the House of Representatives in 1979.