The Senator representing the good people of Plateau South Senatorial District, Senator Ignatius Longjan, has been confirmed dead in a Turkish Hospital.
Senator Longjan, aged 75, died on Sunday evening after falling ill for several weeks.
Confirming the report, former Chief of Staff, Chief John Dafa’an, said: “It is true, our father and distinguished Senator representing Plateau South is death, baba died after battling with illness for a long time in Turkey,” he said.
He was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and was the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism until his death.
Senator Langjan was also a former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, during the tenure of Jonah Jang, between 2011-2015.