Mallam Isa Funtua is dead


Newspaper patron and influential media leader, Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead.

He died in Abuja while undergoing a routine medical check-up.

He reportedly suffered a massive heart attack during the medical check-up.

He is also said to be a close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari.

A Special Assistant to the President, Bashir Ahmad, confirmed his death.

He tweeted: ”Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un! Just heard about Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua’s sudden death. This life! May Allah accept his soul, forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannah al-Firdaus.”

He was 78 years old..


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