Buhari mourns as ex-Dep. Senate President dies

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, who died on Tuesday at age 74.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed this on Tuesday in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari mourns former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu’

The statement read in part, “Buhari condoles with family of former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, joining Plateau State Government and indigenes in mourning the passing of the renowned politician.

“President Buhari commiserates with leaders and members of the National Assembly, friends and political associates of the former Deputy Senate President, who dedicated most of his life to the service of his people.”

He, therefore, prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed, saying that Mantu’s legacy of reconciliation and promotion of peaceful co-existence will always be remembered, especially in bringing more harmony in his state and the country at large.

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