According to reports reaching Oyogist.com, Ex-Deputy Senate president, Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, has died after nine days of sickness and isolation in Abuja.
He reportedly fell ill about nine days ago and was receiving treatment at home and he was rushed to the hospital when there was no sign of improvement , he died at a private hospital at about 2am on Tuesday.
It was also gathered that the funeral prayer would hold later on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Mantu was a former Plateau Central Senator and deputy president of the Nigerian Senate from 2001 to 2007.
He was a senator on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and also one of the notable figures in the nation’s political landscape.
Mantu, hails from Gindiri district in Mangu local government area of Plateau state.