Buhari and Funtua
President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the demise of one in all his closest ally, Ismaila Isa Funtua.
Buhari mentioned his demise has created an enormous hole.
Funtua died at an Abuja hospital on Monday evening, July 20 after struggling a large coronary heart assault.
In an announcement launched by his media aide, Garba Shehu, President Buhari mentioned the deceased stood by him throughout his political journey.
“President Muhammadu Buhari obtained with deep unhappiness on Monday night info on passing of his longtime good friend and affiliate, Malam Isma’ila Isa Funtua, who was Life Patron of Worldwide Press Institute and Newspapers Proprietors Affiliation of Nigeria (NPAN).
The President condoles with members of the family, authorities and other people of Katsina State, and all associates of the previous President of NPAN, particularly the media business, on the loss, describing him as “drastically admired and revered’’.
President Buhari believes the demise of the writer and businessman has created an enormous hole as Malam Funtua persistently stood by him in his political journey.
The President prayed to Allah for repose of Malam Funtua’s soul, and to grant the household power and fortitude to bear the loss.’‘ the assertion learn
Funtua who was the life patron of the Newspaper Proprietors Affiliation of Nigeria, will likely be buried at this time July 21 in keeping with Islamic rites.