NNPP Senatorial Candidate Alh. Rabi’u Isah Taura Passes Away, Leaving Political Void in Jigawa State

…By Jack Sylva for TDPel Media. Alhaji Rabi’u Isah Taura, the candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) for the Jigawa Northwest Senatorial District in the upcoming 2023 general elections, has sadly passed away.


Taura succumbed to a severe backache that he had been enduring for an extended period of time.

His death has left a void in the political landscape of Jigawa State.

A Career in Government and Defection:

Taura had an extensive career in government, having served as the Jigawa State Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and as a Commissioner of Land and Agriculture and Natural Resources during Sule Lamido’s administration.

However, due to a falling out with Lamido, he decided to defect to the NNPP.

His defection occurred alongside Aminu Ibrahim Ringim, who was the NNPP’s gubernatorial candidate at that time.

Condolences and Reflections on Loss:

A statement released by Aminu Ibrahim Ringim, a close associate of Taura, confirmed the news of his passing and expressed deep condolences.


Ringim emphasized that Taura’s death is a significant loss, not only for his family but also for the state of Jigawa and the entire country.

He offered prayers for the departed soul and extended his support to the grieving family during this challenging period.

Funeral Arrangements:

The funeral prayer for Alhaji Rabi’u Isah Taura is scheduled to take place on Thursday at 10:00 am in Taura Local Government.

The community will come together to bid farewell to Taura as he is laid to rest in his final resting place.


The untimely passing of Alhaji Rabi’u Isah Taura, the NNPP candidate for Jigawa Northwest Senatorial District, has saddened the political landscape of Jigawa State.

Taura’s extensive career in government and subsequent defection to the NNPP mark his significant contributions to the political sphere.

As the community prepares to pay their respects and say their final goodbyes during the funeral prayer, his family, friends, and the entire state mourn the loss of a dedicated public servant.

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