Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare.
Lawan also condoled with Mr Bakare’s family, and the Management and Staff of the New Telegraph Newspapers where Bakare worked as the Saturday Editor.
“I extend my condolences to the family of Mr Bakare and to members of the journalism profession in general over the untimely death of their colleagues.
“May Almighty Allah grant the departed soul eternal bliss and comfort his loved ones and colleagues as they grapple with the painful loss,” Lawan said.
Bakare died in Abuja last week after a protracted illness.
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