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Fintiri mourns veteran journalist, Ibrahim Abdulaziz



Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of one of Adamawa’s finest journalists, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulaziz.

In a statement by his press secretary, Humwhashi Wonosikou, the governor expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Adamawa State Council over the demise of the pen pusher who died on Friday February 5th 2021 in a car crash along Gombe – Bauchi road.

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Late Abdulaziz has worked variously with the Voice of America (VOA), 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.

Governor Fintiri 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.

He noted that “Abdulaziz’s death is coming at a time when the Media Industry can benefit more from his wealth of experience.”

Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri therefore urged the family to draw courage and strength from Allah at this trying moment.

He 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, but 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.