A former President of the Newspapers Proprietors of Nigeria( NPAN) and former minister in Nigeria’s second Republic, Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead.
According to reports, he was feeling unwell and then drove himself to the hospital where he gave up the ghost.
According to some reports as confirmed by the Nation Newspaper, some says he died of Cardiac arrest, others says nothing of such but only his doctor can confirm to the press what killed the astute politician cum businessman.
Until his death, he was one of the most influential politicians and businessmen in Nigeria.
He died at 78 years of age.
He will be laid to rest on Tuesday by 1:00pm according to Muslim rites.
May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.