The Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He died of cardiac arrest on Monday night.
He is the father of Abubaka Funtua , who is married to a daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Until his death he was life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Chairman of Bulet Construcion company.
He will be buried according to Islamic rites on Tuesday morning.