A former presidential aspirant and publisher of Leadership newspaper, Sam Nda-Isaiah, is dead.
The newspaper organisation confirmed that the pharmacist and journalist died on Friday “after a very brief illness.”
Reacting to the sad news, a statement from the presidency said that President Muhammadu Buhari expressed shock and sadness.
The President further described NDA-Isaiah as “a friend and ally.”
In a press statement signed by Femi Adesina, his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Buhari condoled with the media fraternity, family, friends and associates of the deceased.
Buhari noted that Nigeria, “has lost a man of conviction, a resolute and dogged believer in a better,” country.
Nda-Isaiah was a pharmacist, columnist, and also aspired to be President of Nigeria on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).