Notable politician and one time deputy president of Nigeria’s Senate, Ibrahim Mantu is dead.
The senator died on Monday night in an Abuja hospital after a brief illness. He was aged 74.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family of former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, joining Plateau State Government and indigenes in mourning the passing of the renowned politician.
President Buhari, in a condolence message by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja commiserated with leaders and members of the National Aseembly, friends and political associates of the deceased.
The president noted that Mantu dedicated most of his life to service to his people.
According to him, Mantu’s legacy of reconciliation and promotion of peaceful co-existence will always be remembered, especially in bringing more harmony in his state and the country at large.
He prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)