Chairman of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Council of Plateau State, Barrister Ezekiel Mandyau is dead.
The Management Committee of the Council announced the passing on of the Council Chairman on Friday.
The death which thrown the family of the deseased and residents of the Area into pandemonium and mourning occures at about 6.00pm on Thursday.
A brother to the deceased, Mr Dan Mandyau, who confirmed his dead, said that the chairman died of Pneumonia at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH.
Dan, who spoke while in tears, said the 52 year chairman, was full of life until Monday, when he took ill and was taken to JUTH where his situation continued to deteriorate until he gave up the ghost.
He described his brother’s death as a big lost to the immediate family, the LGC, State and Nigeria as a whole.
The corpse of the chairman has been deposited at the JUTH Mortuary .