A stalwart of the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC) and a former Senator Representing Katsina East Senatorial Zone, Alhaji Kanti Bello is dead.
Senator Bello died in a hospital in Abuja early morning of Tuesday at the age of 72 after a brief illness and would be buried in the evening in Katsina Town according to Islamic rites.
The Senator was the former General Manager of Katsina Steel Rolling Mills and Served as the manager for over 10 years.
Senator Kanti Bello graduated from faculty of Engineering at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was a two- term senator representing Katsina East at the National Assembly.
The Senator was several times a gubernatorial candidate under the Defunct SDP, ANPP and APC
He is survived by a wife, several children and many grandchildren.
Among his children is the Katsina State Commissioner for Resource Development, Alhaji Mustafa Kanti Bello.