Buhari's Close Friend; Funtua Dies At 78
One of President Buhari’s closest friends, Isa Funtua, is dead, Funtua is regarded as one of the so called cabal ( kitchen cabinet) of Buhari
He died in Abuja this evening July 20 after suffering a heart attack. He was 78.
Until his death, he was the life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Chairman of Bulet Construcion company. He was the founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper
He will be buried according to Islamic rites today Tuesday July 21.
In the meantime, Buhari and other dignitaries have been sending tributes to the family and relatives of the deceased statesman.
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