Ibrahim Mantu dies at 74, laid to rest according to Covid19 protocol (Photo)

Ibrahim Mantu dies at 74, laid to rest according to Covid19 protocol (Photo)

Ibrahim Mantu, former deputy president of the Senate, has been laid to rest in Abuja. Mantu, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, was buried at

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Ibrahim Mantu, former deputy president of the Senate, has been laid to rest in Abuja.

Mantu, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, was buried at the Gudu cemetery in accordance with COVID-19 protocol.

He is said to have been sick for days and died in isolation at a private hospital in the federal capital territory (FCT).

Below are photos shared by Prince Miaphen, showing mourners wearing face masks and burial attendants with personal protective equipment (PPE).

Late Mantu holds a B.A. (Hons.) degree in Political Science from Washington International University. He was awarded Honourary Doctorate Degrees of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, University of Jos, Madonna University, Okija, and University of Applied Sciences and Management Port Novo, Benin Republic.

He joined politics in 1978. He was elected Deputy State Chairman of NPN in Plateau State in 1980.

In 2001 he was elected Deputy Senate President under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), a position he held till 2007. Mantu, who hails from Gindiri District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, worked in various establishments before joining politics

Janaizza for the former lawmaker will be by 1 pm, today 17 August, at Apo legislative Mosque, Zone E in Abuja.

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