Longjan who was a former deputy governor of the state represents Plateau Southern senatorial district in the National Assembly.
The New Telegraph reports that the lawmaker’s death was confined by his media aide, Wulime Goyit on Monday morning, February 10.
Another official, John Dafa’an. who was Longjan’s former chief of staff, also confirmed the lawmaker’s death to the Vanguard newspaper.
“It is true, our father and distinguished Senator representing Plateau South is death, baba died after battling with illness for a long time in Turkey,” Dafa’an said.
Senator Longjan was elected in 2019 on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).