Buhari’s close ally, Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead

Renowned businessman, Ismaila Isa Funtua, 78, is dead

A source confirmed to Okay.ng that he died of cardiac arrest Monday night.

He will be buried on Tuesday.

Ismaila Isa is a renowned Business Executive and public officer with over thirty years of management experience.

He was Personnel Manager in United Textiles Limited (UNTL), responsible for over ten thousand staff and a one-time Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He is the founder of Bulet International Nigeria Limited (the largest wholly-owned indigenous construction company) which built most of the iconic pub-lic buildings in Abuja.

He is the founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and served as President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) for 8 years.

He is also a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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