The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District,  Ignatius Longjan, is dead. He died in a Turkish hospital.

He served in different political capacities. He was once the deputy governor of Plateau State.

He was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and was the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism until his death.

Lonjan’s death comes  barely two months after the death of Imo State Senator, Benjamin Uwajumogu.