Former Deputy President of the Senate Passes On
A former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu, is dead.
It was learnt that Mantu died on Monday night in an Abuja hospital after a brief illness. He was aged 74.
Before his demise, Mantu was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Mantu served in many political positions, including the Director-General of the Defunct National Republican Convention, Presidential campaign 1993; National Chairman, defunct Peoples Democratic Alliance, and National Publicity Secretary defunct United Nigeria Congress Party.
In 1999, he was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for Plateau Central Constituency under the platform of the PDP and was appointed Deputy Senate President in 2000.