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Niger NUJ mourns retired director information Niger Assembly

From Rashidat AbdulRahman, Minna

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Niger State Council joins the family members, friends as well as staff and management of Niger State House of Assembly in mourning the death of Alhaji Sabo Adamu, retired Director, Information Services of the Assembly who died Saturday 26 in Minna at the age of 65.

In his condolence message, the state Chairman of NUJ, Comrade Abu Nmodu, said the union was sad over the death of Alhaji Adamu, in view of his long years of professionally projecting the image of the state legislature, starting from the aborted third republic till his retirement from service in November, 2021.

Comrade Nmodu, described the deceased as an advocate of peace, a determinant factor within the media industry, a workaholic, who was ready to accomplish any task assigned to him without hesitation.

The state NUJ chairman recalled how late Alhaji Adamu, effectively coordinated information activities of the Assembly, ensuring harmonious relationship between the lawmakers and journalists, while providing level playing field for lawmakers to air their views both at plenary and during  interactive sessions.

Comrade Nmodu said the deceased would be remembered for his simplicity, honesty, hard work, and a rallying point for journalists covering the activities of the House.

He then prayed Allah to forgive the deceased his shortcomings, grant him aljanatu firdaus and give the family, Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, Barr Abdullahi Bawa Wuse, as well as friends far and near, the strength to bear the irreparable loss.

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