Breaking: Senator Kanti Bello is dead

A former representative of Katsina North Senatorial District, Alhaji Mahmud Kanti Bello, is dead.
Bello, elected on the platforms of the All Nigeria Peoples Party and the Peoples Democratic Party, was once a Senate Majority Whip.
He became a senator in 2003 on the platform of the ANPP and was reelected in 2007 as a PDP member.
Bello died in the early hours of Tuesday in Abuja.
He was aged 72.