A governorship aspirant of the PDP in Plateau State, Senator Cosmas Niagwan is dead
It was gathered that Niagwan died in his sleep in Lagos.
The news of the ex-lawmakers’s death, who was 75, fitered into Jos in the early hours of today.
Niagwan, who represented Plateau South Senatorial zone in the 5th Assembly, was said to have travelled to Lagos from his Jos home to transact some business when he met his untimely death. but had not obtained the nomination form before he passed on.
He has indicated interest to vie for the governorship of Plateau State, but had not obtained the nomination for before he passed on.
His former legislator aide, Mr. Gabriel Nkup, who confirmed his death, said Niagwan died in his house in Lagos.
He said, “I spoke with his wife and she said that he did not show any sign of sickness, but went to bed and failed to wake up.
“I spoke with him last Friday and he told me he was in house in Jos and I told him I would be coming to see him before he travelled to Lagos.”
Niagwan, a marine captain, liquidated the former Nigerian National Shipping Line, and was former chairman of the Nigerian Maritime Academy, Oron, in Akwa Ibom State.