A business mogul in Zaria, Kaduna State, Alhaji Usman Bako Zuntu, is dead.
POLITICS NIGERIA learned from a family source that Zuntu died aged 84, following a lengthy illness. He breathed his last at Al-madina Hospital, GRA, Zaria in the early hours of Friday.
Born in 1939 in Zuntu, Kubau Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State, Zuntu had been a resident of Magume, Tudun wada Zaria and was a large-scale farmer.
Until his death, he was a contractor and a major dealer in essential commodities with PZ Nigeria plc.
The deceased is survived by two wives, 26 children and many grandchildren.
Burial arrangement is expected to be communicated by his family soon.