News - North Central - FCT Updated: August 17, 2021

Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu is dead

By Abdulrazak Muhammad
August 17, 2021
Late Senator Ibrahim Mantu

The former Deputy Senate President under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2007, Ibrahim Mantu has died.

AllNews gathered that the former deputy senate president died around 2 am on Tuesday, in Abuja.

Confirming the demise, a family source said he died after about 10 days in hospital following a brief illness.

The source said the funeral prayer would hold later on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said the family is currently deliberating and making the necessary funeral arrangements.


Mantu was one of the notable figures in the nation’s political landscape for many years.

Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu was born in 1947 in the central Nigerian state of Plateau.

He hails from Gindiri District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, worked in various establishments before joining politics.

He has been involved in politics since 1978.

In 1993, Mantu became the director-general of the National Republican Convention (NRC) for the Presidential Campaign.


He was also the spokesperson of the United Nigeria Congress Party.

He was a senator in 1999 under the then ruling PDP, and served as vice president of the senate from 2003 to 2007.

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