Kanti Bello, A two-time senator from Katsina State who represented Katsina north senatorial between 2003 and 2011, is dead.
Mohammed Isa, one of Bello’s former aides, disclosed this to TheCable on Tuesday but did not go into details.
According to reports, he died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja. Associates said he was 72.
Mr. Bello, who represented Daura Senatorial Zone between 2003-2007 and 2007-2011, was the pioneer Managing Director of Katsina Steel Rolling Mill.
Kabir Faskari, a younger brother to former Katsina State Deputy Governor,Abdullahi Faskari, confirmed the death in a statement.
“I am directed to inform everybody that we lost Senator Kanti Bello early hours of this mourning (Tuesday) at Abuja. Burial arrangement will be announced later,” he said.
Mr. Bello had reportedly been battling with an ailment before his death.
More details later…