President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness and shock over the death of the publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah.
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 Buhari 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.
“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,” Buhari was further quoted as saying of the pharmacist, renowned columnist, and one-time presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Nda-Isiah attended a meeting of the Nigerian Association of Journalists, NPAN, in Lagos State over the weekend.
Born in Niger State, He attended the Federal Government College, Kaduna, from 1974 to 1979. He thereafter proceeded to the University of Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he bagged a degree in Pharmacy.
Source: Naija News