Lawan mourns as Senator Ignatius Longjan dies

Senator Ignatius Longjan (APC, Plateau South) has died at the age of 75. He died on Sunday at a Turkish hospital in Abuja.

In his condolence message, Senate President Ahmad Lawan commiserated with the family of Senator Longjan. He also condoled with the government and people of Plateau State over the sad loss of the Senator.

The Senate President acknowledged the contributions of Senator Longjan both at the state and national levels as former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies(NIPSS), Kuru; former Chief of Staff at the Government House in Jos and Plateau State Deputy Governor between 2011 and 2019.

Lawan said the Senate will miss Longjan who was Vice Chairman of the Committee on Culture and Tourism as well as the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The Senate President prayed to God to grant those he left behind the fortitude to bear the great loss.

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