A family source told Daily Trust that former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu has died .
NEWS MAIL NG learnt that the politician was ill for nine days. Ibrahim Mantu was in isolation and initially treated at home. He was later rushed to hospital when there was no sign of improvement .
He died at the Diff hospital in Abuja around 2 am on Tuesday, August 17.
He was Deputy Senate President from 2003 to 2007.