Mohammed Abdulkadir Isa, Special Assistant on Media to the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, is dead.
Isa died on Friday evening while undergoing treatment for injuries he sustained in a motor accident along the Minna-Suleja road in Niger State, according to a statement from Lawan’s media office.
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His remains would be buried Saturday afternoon in Funtua, Katsina State in accordance with Islamic rites.
Lawan expressed sadness over the tragic death of Isa, describing it as “shocking, heart-rending and a great loss.”
The Senate President, according to the statement, said Isa was “very dedicated to his duties, was never found wanting and was very professional in his journalistic calling.”
Lawan condoled with his family, staff colleagues and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the loss.
The Senate President also commiserated with the government and people of Katsina State over the incident and prayed the Almighty Allah grant his loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, forgive his sins and grant him Aljannah Firdaus.