Buhari mourns renowned journalist, Duro Onabule, condoles with family

Buhari mourns renowned journalist, Duro Onabule, condoles with family

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with family of Chief Duro Onabule, veteran journalist and former Chief Press Secretary to ex-military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, who passed on Tuesday at the age of 83.

 

In a condolence message by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Wednesday in Abuja, the president condoled with the former military leader, the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Nigerian Guild of Editors over the sad loss.

 

Buhari noted the commendable contributions of the respected journalist to the development of Nigeria.

 

He particularly lauded him for his role in stimulating robust debates with insightful articles, while working variously as Editor of National Concord and Chairman, Board of Directors of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

 

Buhari prayed that the Almighty God would receive the soul of the departed and comfort his family.

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