Gyang Dalyop Datong
Nigerian politicianDied when: 53 years 139 days (640 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Gyang Dalyop Dantong (20 February 1959 – 8 July 2012) was a Nigerian senator who represented the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State.
He became a member of the Nigerian Senate in 2007.He previously served as a Honourable Member in the House of Representatives representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency from 2003 to 2007.
Dantong died on 8 July 2012 when attending a mass funeral of people who had been killed by Fulani herdsmen in Matse area of Riyom local government in Plateau State.
The people at the funeral were attacked by gunmen thought to also be Fulani.