Late Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu

A Former deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, has demised

According to the family Source, Late Mantu died at the age of 74 during an illness in the wee hours of Tuesday morning 17th August, 2021.

Mantu was born on the 16th Day of February, 1947 in Plateau state.

He was among the few Nigerians who held politics seriously and had from the onset decided to make it a full time vocation.

He was national chairman of the defunct Liberal (Convention); former Director General, of the defunct National Republican Convention, Presidential Campaign, 1993; former National Chairman of the defunct Peoples Democratic Alliance; National Publicity Secretary, of the defunct United Nigeria Congress Party (,UNCP); elected, Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing, Plateau Central Senatorial District, 1999-2007; Chairman Senate, Independent Consolidation Committee on Cushioning Measures, ICCCM, 2005; Chairman defunct National Assembly Joint Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, 2006.

In November, 2019, a brother to the late Mantu, Alhaji Hashimu, was killed when some gunmen who kidnapped him at his residence in Gindiriand and took him to an unknown destination left him gruesomely murdered.

Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, a former Deputy Senate President, in the National Assembly from 1999 – 2007

His funeral Prayer will hold later in the Day. (BP)