A renowned youth activist and unionist, Mr. Awalu Adamu has died few minutes after posting a happy new year message on his social media page.

Mr. Adamu popularly called Jigolo reportedly died in his hometown, Kanam in a motorcycle accident.

Sources say the parliament member of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had just dropped off a friend at about 12am on Tuesday when he had an accident.

His remains were expected to be buried in Kanam this morning according to Muslim rites.