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.
Nda-Isaiah was a pharmacist, columnist, and also aspired to be President of Nigeria on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Buhari noted that Nigeria, “has lost a man of conviction, a resolute and dogged believer in a better,” country.