Ex-deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu dies at 74
Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu is dead.
Mantu died at about 2 am on Tuesday at a private hospital in Abuja after nine days of sickness.
He was aged 74.
According to family sources, “He fell ill about nine days ago and was receiving treatment at home but he was rushed to the hospital when there was no sign of improvement,”
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The source disclosed that the funeral prayer would hold later on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Mantu hails from Gindiri District in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
In 2001 he was elected Deputy Senate President under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), a position he held till 2007 when he did not return to the senate.