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Ibrahim Mantu, the former deputy president of the senate, is dead. Mantu reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday. He is said to have been sick for days and died in isolation at a private hospital in the federal capital territory (FCT). The former lawmaker is expected to be laid to rest later today in Abuja.

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Name

Full Name

Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu

Date of Birth

February 16, 1947

Age

74 years (2021)

State of Origin

Plateau State

Profession

Politician

Death

17th August, 2021

Ibrahim Mantu Biography

Who is Ibrahim Mantu? Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu was born in Chanso village, Gindiri District, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State on February 16, 1947. He worked with the Public Works Department (PWD) Jos, as a Stores Requisition Clerk from 1962 – 1963 before proceeding to the Gindiri Teachers College in 1964. On leaving Gindiri in 1967, he joined the Nigerian Tobacco Company Zaria in 1968 as a Quality Checker. He moved to BEAM, a Division of UAC Nigeria as a Kalamazoo Specialist Salesman in 1971.

Ibrahim Mantu Age

How old is Ibrahim Mantu? Ibrahim Mantu 74 years of age

Ibrahim Mantu Education

Senator Ibrahim Mantu attended the Gindiri Demonstration Primary School from 1955 – 1961 and obtained the First School Leaving Certificate

Mantu holds a B.A. (Hons.) degree in Political Science from the 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.

Ibrahim Mantu Early Life, Political Career

Senator Mantu joined politics in 1978. He was elected Deputy State Chairman of NPN in Plateau State in 1980. He was a founding member of the Liberal Convention. Mantu’s overwhelming popularity saw him contesting the National Chairmanship of the N.R.C. in 1990 but was edged out in a surreptitious power play. In 1993, Mantu was the Director General of National Republican Convention Presidential Campaign Organisation. In 1998, he was elected the National Publicity Secretary of the defunct UNCP and was later elected Senator on the platform of the same party. This election was truncated by General Abdusalam Abubakar’s regime. In 1999, Mantu was re-elected in a fresh contest as Senator representing Plateau Central Senatorial district on the platform of the PDP.

On inauguration in 1999, Mantu was appointed Chairman Senate Committee on Information, the position he held till August 10, 2001, when he was elected Deputy President of the Senate. He was appointed Chairman, Joint National Assembly Constitution Review Committee from 2001 to 2003 and 2003 to 2007 respectively.

He was Chairman of Policy Analysis and Research Project (PARP) which metamorphosed into National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS). Though a Legislator, Mantu handled so many executive assignments. Prominent among these were his appointment by President Obasanjo as Amirul Hajj twice (2005 and 2006) and Chairman Palliative Consolidated Committee for Cushioning Measures, the position he used to stop the planned “mother of all strikes” by the Nigeria Labour Congress. He is a member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the PDP.

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Mantu was the Chairman of the Elders Advisory Council of Goodluck Support Group and PDP Project Reloaded. He is Patron and Chairman of so many Governing Councils of Public and Political Institutions. He has received over twenty chieftaincy titles from highly placed traditional rulers across the country. He was a delegate representing the North-Central Zone at the 2014 National Conference.

Ibrahim Mantu Personal Life

Is Ibrahim Mantu married? Ibrahim Mantu was married and their marriage was bless with children.

Ibrahim Mantu Net Worth

How much is Ibrahim Mantu net worth? Ibrahim Mantu net worth is yet to be estimated.

Ibrahim Mantu Death

Cause of Ibrahim Mantu Death: Senator Ibrahim Mantu died on Monday night in an Abuja hospital after a brief illness. A family source confirmed his demise to NgNews247 on Tuesday.

He said: ”Yes, it’s true. We just received the news of his demise last night at a hospital in Abuja.

“He has been ill for some time and was again rushed to the hospital in Abuja but unfortunately he died.”

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