JUST IN: Longjan, Plateau Senator, dies at 75 

By David Abiola, Abuja

Senator Ignatius Longjan representing Plateau South Senatorial District is dead.

The 75 year old lawmaker who was also a former Deputy Governor of Plateau State was confirmed dead on Sunday at a Turkish Hospital Abuja after falling ill for several weeks.

Confirming the report, former Chief of Staff, to Lonjan, 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.

The late Senator was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and was the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism until his death.