By Dauda Iliya
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Borno State Council condoles with Governor Babagana Zulum, on the passing of his Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Mallam Isa Umar Gusau.
In a statement, Chairman of the Council, Comrade Dauda Iliya describe the death of Isa Gusau as a tragic and monumental loss not only to the state government but the entire media industry in the country.
“The entire working journalists in the state, commiserates with the His Excellency, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, the State Executive Council, and all affected by this tragic and monumental loss” Iliya said.
The statement explains that the deceased was an active member who have made significant contributions to the progress and development of the Council.
“The Union was shocked to receive the sad news of the passing of the official spokesman for the State’s Chief Executive and extends its heartfelt sympathies to his family and to all members of the media industry, where the deceased spent the greater part of his life informing the public” the statement adds.
Comrade Dauda Iliya prayed Allah to admit the deceased into Aljannatul Firdaus, and grant the bereaved family, entire working journalists, the strength and courage to bear the irreplaceable lost.