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BREAKING: Former Deputy Senate President, Sen Mantu Is Dead


Senator Ibrahim Mantu Passes On At 74. 

Information reaching the news desk of MediaOrchid reveals that a former Deputy Senate President and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ibrahim Nasuru Mantu is dead.

According to a source speaking with MEDIAORCHID on Tuesday Morning late Senator Mantu passed on in the wee hours of Tuesday August 17 2021 at a medical centre in Gudu district FCT- Abuja.

Late Mantu was born on February 16 1947 in Chanso village, Gindiri District, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State. 

He was elected to the National Assembly as the Senator representing Plateau Central Senatorial district on the platform of the PDP.

He was appointed Chairman Senate Committee on Information, a position which he held till August 10, 2001, when he was elected Deputy President of the Senate.

He also served as Chairman of the Joint National Assembly Constitution Review Committee from 2001 to 2003 and 2003 to 2007 respectively.

His burial is scheduled to take place today at 1:00pm at Apo legislative mosque in the  Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. 

As at press time, the cause of his death was not known. 

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