Hon Surajo Marafa Gatawa who was the Commissioner for Lands and Housing is dead, Healthforbes Media reports.
His Excellency, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal just announced the sad news in a statement by Muhammad Bello who’s his Special Adviser Media and Publicity.
Hon Surajo, Marafa Gatawa according to a statement died after brief illness. Late Gatawa was born on September 15th 1957.
He was a former Councellor in Sabon Birni Local Government Area between the year 1988-1989.
He then became the Chairman of same local government area from 1991-1993.
Between the year 1999-2007, Hon Gatawa was a member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Isa/Sabon Birni Federal Constituency.
Gatawa had since been buried according to the rites of Islam left behind 3-wives and many Children.
He was the Commissioner of Social Welfare during Tambuwal’s first tenure after which he moved to being the Commissioner for Lands and Housing until his death.