Mallam Isa Funtua
Extra data regarding how a former President of the Newspapers Proprietors of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Isa Funtua died have been revealed.
The shut ally of President Muhammadu Buhari died on Monday evening shortly after driving himself to a hospital.
Funtua, who was a former Minister within the Second Republic, reportedly felt unease at about 4pm.
The Nation learnt he didn’t take issues without any consideration and he drove himself to a hospital the place he died.
A supply stated: “It’s troublesome to substantiate what actually occurred however he misplaced the battle after attending to the hospital.
“Some stated it was cardiac arrest however solely his docs can conform what went unsuitable. ”
An in-law to Buhari, the deceased could be buried on Tuesday.
Amongst early callers to his residence was a former Managing Director of the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), Mallam Wada Maida.
Till his dying, he was one of the vital influential politicians and businessmen in Nigeria.
He had within the early 1980s established The Democrats, an all-colour newspaper which turned authoritative on political issues.
His development agency, Bulet, turned a family after setting up the magnificent Workplace of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
He lately clarified he was not looking for to be Chief of Workers to Buhari or contest the Presidency in 2023.
Though prayers had been being provided for repose of his soul at Shagari Mosque in Space 1 a part of Abuja, The Nation was reliably knowledgeable he could be buried by 1pm on Tuesday.