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Just In: Nigerian Senator Dies In Abuja


Fresh reports reaching BlackBox Nigeria confirms the death of Senator Kanti Bello , who died moments ago in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He died at the age of 72 years after battling with a sickness.

Senator Kanti Bello

Senator Bello who was first elected into office in 2003 and stayed through till 2011 on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party represented the Kastina North Senatorial District at the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. He was the Senate Majority Whip during his tenure.

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 morning (Tuesday) at Abuja. Burial arrangement will be announced later,” he said.

A former Chairman of Ingawa Local Government, Sabi’u Tukur, also confirmed the death via an online medium.

Bello had reportedly been battling with an ailment before his death.

More details shortly…

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