Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly succumbed to death this night.
He died of complications arising from cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports.
Ismaila Isa is a renowned business mogul and public officer with over thirty years of management experience.
He was founding Managing Director, Democrat Newspaper and former President, Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) for 8 years.
Until his death, he was also Personnel Manager in United Textiles Limited (UNTL), responsible for over ten thousand staff and 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 public structures in Abuja.