*As Federal Varsity Dutse equally sent condolence
By Aliyu Dangida
Jigawa state Governor, Muhammad Abubakar has condoled the families and entire working journalists in the state over the death of Chairman Correspondent Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalist and reporter of the Sun Newspaper, Malam Ahmed Abubakar.
In a statement signed and issued to newsmen by the Special Adviser on Media and Relations, Habibu Nuhu Kila said, Governor Badaru described Malam Ahmed as a promising and dedicated Journalist whose contributions to the development of the state in enlighten and educating the public through the medium he represented will ever be remembered.
The Governor sympathies with the families of the late Ahmed, the Journalists in the state and the management of the Sun Newspapers for the great loss.
Badaru in the statement prayed to the Almighty to grant the deceased internal rest as well as give his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
…. In a related development, the Vice- Chancellor Federal University Dutse, Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed has condoled the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Jigawa State Chapter over the death of its Chairman, Ahmed Abubàkar of the SUN Newspaper.
Prof. Abdulkarim described the death as a huge loss to Jigawa state especially the media circle, saying the Correspondent Chapel under the able leadership of late Ahmed Abubakar has been à partner in progress in the development of Federal University Dutse in the last ten years.
The VC described late Ahmed as a veteran Journalist who has paid his due to the Journalism profession adding that the late Chairman of the Correspondent Chapel was a fine gentleman who carried out his assignment diligently in the course of his long and eventful career.
He prayed to Allah to grant him aljannatul Firdausi and grant his family and friends the fortitude to bear the loss.