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President Buhari, Yahaya Bello Mourn The Death Of Leadership Newspaper Boss Sam Nda-Isaiah

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the death of Publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah, describing him as “a friend and ally.”

The president, in a condolence message by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday 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 said of the pharmacist, renowned columnist, and one time presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has also expressed deep shock and sadness over Nda-Isaiah's death.

Bello in a condolence message released on Saturday by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, said he was still struggling to come to terms with the reality of the death of the consummate media icon.

He described Nda-Isaiah as a patriotic, quintessential and dogged media guru who was passionate about the growth and development of his country, Nigeria.

Nda-Isaiah died on Friday night in Abuja at the age of 58 following a brief illness.

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