Longjan, an APC lawmaker, who was a Deputy Governor to former Governor Jonah Jang between 2011 and 2015 was said to have died in a Turkish hospital in Abuja in the early hours of Monday.
A family friend and his former Media aide, Mr Wulime Goyit confirmed his death to our Correspondent in Jos on Monday.
“Yes it is true. We just heard the news of his death this morning. It is really painful”.
Former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, in his reaction described Longjan’s death as shocking.
Jang who spoke through his Media Consultant, Clinton Garuba said he has not just lost a political soul mate but a friend at a time when his wealth of experience and contributions are most needed by the state and its people.
He condoled with the family, government and people of the state over the loss and prayed God to grant his soul eternal rest with the Lord