The former Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Shehu Abui, is dead.
The 74-year-old served as Editor-in-chief between 2001 and 2006 and was until his death the Dan Masani Mancho under the Moro’a Chiefdom in Southern Kaduna.
The son of the deceased, Ibrahim who confirmed the development, noted that his father died at a hospital in Jos in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.
“My father was admitted to Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, on Monday and I travelled to Jos from Abuja yesterday to donate blood.”
“But unfortunately, he gave up the ghost at about 1.25 a.m. on Wednesday,” he added
Abui, a native of Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State is survived by his wife and three children.