The Chairman and Publisher of Leadership Newspaper Group, Sam Nda- Isaiah is dead.
The former presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress(APC) death was confirmed in a report in his newspaper, LEADERSHIP on saturday morning, quoted his family as saying “We are deeply saddened to announce the news of the passing of the chairman of LEADERSHIP Group/National Economy, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah.
He died at the age of 58
President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement issued on Saturday by Femi Adesina, his spokesman, described him as a friend and an ally that will be sorely missed.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness at the death of Publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah, a man he describes as ‘a friend and ally,’” the statement reads.
“The President condoles with the media fraternity, the Nda-Isaiah family, friends and associates of the deceased.”
The president was also quoted as saying, “the country has lost a man of conviction, a resolute and dogged believer in a better Nigeria.”
“He will be sorely missed. This is a massive fish gone out of the media ocean,” Buhari added.