A former deputy president, Ibrahim Mantu is dead.
Report said he died early Tuesday morning at a private hospital in Abuja after nine days of sickness and isolation.
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.
Mantu was one of the notable figures in the nation’s political landscape for many years.
He hails from Gindiri, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Burial arrangements have been concluded according to islamic rights by 2pm Tuesday.