Kawu Peto Dukku
|Kawu Peto Dukku|
|Senator for Gombe North|
29 May 2007 – 2 April 2010
|Preceded by||Tawar Umbi Wada|
|Succeeded by||Sa'idu Ahmed Alkali|
|Born||14 January 1958
Gombe State, Nigeria
|Died||2 April 2010|
Dukku was born on 14 January 1958 and gained a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration. He began his working career as a teacher. Later he joined the Goal Star Oil Company in Maiduguri. He was elected to the Gombe State House of Assembly in 1999 and was reelected in 2003, when he was made speaker.
After being elected to the Senate in 2007, Dukku was appointed deputy Chairman of the Senate committee on States and local governments. He was also appointed a member of the Senate Committees on Aviation and Sports. In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay noted that he had not sponsor any bills, but co-sponsored seven motions, contributed to debates in plenary and was active in committee work. Another source described him as largely a quiet senator who rarely spoke at Senate plenary. Dukku died in Kaduna after a brief illness on 2 April 2010. He was survived by six children, three wives and an aged mother.
- Sheriff Balogun (11 April 2010). "Gombe - Two Deaths Too Many". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
- ABDUL-RAHMAN ABUBAKAR & TURAKI A. HASSAN & ALIYU M. HAMAGAM (4 April 2010). "Senator Kawu Peto dies at 52, laid to rest". Sunday Trust. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
- "Another Senator Dies". Vanguard. 4 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
- "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
- Sufuyan Ojeifo And Segun Awofadeji (4 April 2010). "Gombe Buries Second Senator in One Week". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
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