President Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed sadness and shock, over the death of the Publisher of Leadership Newspaper, Sam Nda-Isaiah, Page 36 learnt.
In a statement on Saturday morning, titled: ‘Nda-Isaiah; He was a friend and Ally, says President Buhari’, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, quoted him as describing Nda-Isaiah as a resolute and dogged beliver in Nigeria.
President Buhari condoled with the Media fraternity, the Nda-Isaiah family, friends, and associates of the deceased.
His words: “The country has lost a man of conviction, a resolute and dogged believer in a better Nigeria.
“He will be sorely missed. This is a massive fish gone out of the Media ocean.”
Nda-Isaiah passed away at the age of 58, at around 10pm, on Friday night, after complaining that he was unwell.
He had attended a meeting of the Nigerian Association of Journalists, NPAN, in Lagos State, over the weekend.
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