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Publisher of Leadership newspaper, Nda-Isaiah is dead, President Buhari reacts

The publisher of Leadership newspaper, Sam Nda-Isaiah, is dead.

The newspaper confirmed that the pharmacist and journalist died on Friday “after a very brief illness.”

He was aged 58.

Reacting to his death, the presidency said that President Muhammadu Buhari is shocked and saddened.

In a press statement signed by Femi Adesina, his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Buhari, who described NDA-Isaiah as “a friend and ally,” condoled with the media fraternity, family, friends and associates of the deceased.

Buhari noted that Nigeria, “has lost a man of conviction, a resolute and dogged believer in a better,” country.

Nda-Isaiah was a pharmacist, columnist, and also aspired to be President of Nigeria on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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