By Musa Baba Adamu
The Senate has expressed grief and sadness at the demise of Mr. Samuel Ndanusa Isaiah known as Sam Nda Isaiah for short after what was described as a brief illness. Isaiah, a well rounded professional, was a pharmacist, a genuine entrepreneur, a journalist, columnist and the publisher of Leadership Newspapers.
Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, the Senate chairman of media and public affairs said the Senate is deeply saddened with the shocking demise of the veteran journalist and professional adding that only few people combine in one person the rare qualities and professional standing of the deceased.
The Senate under the leadership of its President, Senator Ahmed Lawan therefore sympathises and commisserates with the immediate family, relatives, colleagues and the media fraternity in the country as well as the work force of the Leadership newspapers on the death of Mr Isaiah.
This detribalised media guru passed on when the media industry would have needed his skills, mentoring and professional guidance. He will be remembered as a quintessential professional and for his prolific and captivating writings. We are genuinely pained by his death, it is a loss to the development of media and democracy in the country.
We pray for a chosen place of rest for him in the bosom of his creator.