Mantu, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, was buried at the Gudu cemetery in accordance with COVID-19 protocol.
He is said to have been sick for days and died in isolation at a private hospital in the federal capital territory (FCT).
Before his demise, Mantu was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party
He had been actively involved in politics which he made a vocation and served in many capacities and also held many political positions including as the Director General Defunct National Republican Convention, Presidential campaign 1993; National Chairman, defunct Peoples Democratic Alliance, National Publicity Secretay defunt United Nigeria Congress Party.
In 1999, he was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Plateau Central Constituency ) under the platform of the PDP and was appointed Deputy Senate President, 2000.
Below are photos shared by Prince Miaphen, showing mourners wearing face masks and burial attendants with personal protective equipment (PPE).