- Tinubu stated that Nda-Isaiah's death is a blow to the journalism profession.
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has mourned the Leadership Publisher, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, whom he described as a bold, courageous, and conscientious person during his lifetime.
In a statement issued on Saturday, Tinubu noted that he was deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the death of the Publisher adding that he was a friend and associate.
The former Lagos State governor noted that Nda-Isaiah and himself had built cordial relationship long before they founded the APC together with others and before he contested for the presidential ticket at the party’s primaries in 2014.
Tinubu Mourns Nda-Isaiah
According to Tinubu, the late founder of Leadership Newspaper was not only a newspaper publisher but also an entrepreneur with varied business interests.
He added that Nda-Isaiah’s death is a blow to the journalism profession, Tinubu, however, recalled that his last major appearance was last during the recent Annual General Meeting of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria held in Lagos.
The APC National leader commiserated with the management and staff of Leadership newspaper, particularly his wife, children, and relations.
He further extended his condolences to Etsu Nupe, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, the government and people of Niger State.