The Minister of State, Nigeria Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has expressed shock on the sudden death of the chairman of Leadership Group/National Economy, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah.
Nda-Isaiah died in Abuja on Friday night, after a brief illness.
The minister in her condolence message said she was saddened on the death of a successful businessman, dogged politician and a renowned publisher who has redefined the journalism profession.
Aliyu, therefore, condoled with the immediate family, staff and management of Leadership Group, Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the journalism profession for this great loss, noting that the vacuum his death has created would be hard to fill.
”I pray that in this difficult time, the love of God shelters you all and mend your pains,” she said.
Stressing that death is an inevitable end to every mortal existence, the minister said members of the FCT family were, however, consoled that late Sam Nda-Isaiah distinguished himself as an astute politician and promoter of Nigeria’s unity.
Aliyu, prayed for Almighty God to grant him eternal rest and the family, the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
Source: Voice of Nigeria