The Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead.
He was life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Chairman of Bulet Construcion company, a prominent and influential media leader. He was a top ally of President Buhari.
He died of cardiac arrest in Abuja while undergoing routine medical check-up on Monday.
He was 78 years old.
He will be buried according to Islamic rites Tuesday.