The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condoled with Hajia Sa’a Ibrahim, Chairperson, Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON), over the death of her husband, Alhaji Abba Ado Gwarzo.
The minister conveyed the condolence message on Friday in Abuja via a statement by Mr Segun Adeyemi, the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture.
He said the death of Gwarzo, a veteran broadcaster and an active member of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, was a huge loss to the journalism profession, Kano State and the nation in general.
Mohammed urged Ibrahim, the Managing Director of the Abubakar Rimi Television, Kano, and the entire family to take solace in the fact that the deceased left an indelible mark in the service of humanity.
He said that the late Gwarzo left unforgettable prints through his years in journalism, during which he worked at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Hausa Service of the German International Radio, Deutsche Welle, and the African Independent Television (AIT).
The minister prayed to God to grant repose to the soul of the deceased and also grant his family, colleagues and the people of Kano State the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.