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Breaking: Nigeria looses Senator Kanti Bello to death

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A two-time senator from Katsina State, Kanti Bello, is dead.

He died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja, aged 72.

Mr. Bello, represented Daura Senatorial Zone between 2003-2007 and 2007-2011, and was also the pioneer Managing Director of Katsina Steel Rolling Mill.

His death was confirmed by Kabir Faskari, a younger brother to former Katsina State Deputy Governor, Abdullahi Faskari.

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“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.

A former Chairman of Ingawa Local Government, Sabi’u Tukur, also confirmed the death to PREMIUM TIMES.

Mr. Bello had reportedly been battling ill health before his demise on Tuesday.


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