By Frederick Peters, KADUNA

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA – The Nigeria Union of Journalists ,(NUJ) Kaduna State Council has announced the demise of a Member, Mallam Suleiman Yakubu, a Veteran Broadcaster Journalist with the Freedom Radio, Kaduna

The deceased until his death on Wednesday after a protracted illness was the Chairman, Freedom Radio Chapel of the NUJ Kaduna state council

As part of its tradition the council has declared a three-day mourning in his honour as a late member

In a statement signed by the NUJ Chairman Kaduna State council, Comrade Adamu Yusuf, on Wednesday the deceased died after a protracted illness and has since been buried; while describing him saying

” The death of “Limping General” as Suleiman was fondly called ,came to the Council as a rude shock, especially when he started responding to treatment and appeared recovering from the ailment which held him down for weeks .

” He was an outstanding leader and member ,whose jovial disposition knows no bounds .Though he was in his old age, he never underated the young and junior Journalists.

” The vacuum created by his death would be difficult to fill judging by his wealth of experience in the media industry, especially electronic media.

” We pray to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss. He is survived by eight children.

” Suleiman has since been buried at a cemetery in Rigasa area of Kaduna city according to Islamic rites.

May his soul rest in peace.” The statement added

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