The Periscope reporter
Adamawa State Governor, Rt.Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has sent his heartfelt condolences to the Nigeria Union of Joirnalists, Adamawa State Council over the demise of Ibrahim Abdulaziz the veteran journalist,who died on Friday, February 5, 2021 in a Car crash along Gombe Bauchi road.
The late AbdulAziz, versatile journalist had worked variously with Voice of America Hausa service, Premium Times, Daily Trust and Blueprint Newspapers.
He also worked with New Telegraph Newspaper, FRCN Fombina FM as well as Gotel Communications before the unfortunate auto crash that claimed his life.
The press release Friday, issued by the Press Secretary to the Governor, Me. Humwashi Wonosikou revealed that the Governor expressed his personal condolences and that of the Government and the entire people of Adamawa State to NUJ, the family of the deceased and his close associates.
Fintiri noted that ‘Abdulaziz’ death is coming at a time when the Media Industry can benefit more from his wealth of experience”.
The Rt.Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri therefore urged the family to draw courage and strength from Allah at this trying moment.
The governor said “I am deeply saddened by the news of the demise of Ibrahim Abdulaziz at a time his contributions are needed to engender development in the State”.
While describing as sad and devastating the loss of the great journalist, Governor Fintiri pointed out that though very painful, one has to take heart and appreciate Almighty Allah for the life well spent.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri prays Allah to grant the deceased Jannatul Firdaus and the family, the fortitude to bear the loss.