IPI Mourns Mallam Wada Maida

IPI Mourns Mallam Wada Maida

The International Press Institute (IPI) announces the death of one of its pillars, Mallam Wada Maida.

Mallam Wada, 70, died at his residence in Abuja last night.

Until his death, Mallam Wada was the member representing Nigeria on the executive board of IPI in Vienna, Austria.

A distinguished journalist, he was the Chairman of the People’s Daily newspaper, former Managing Director and lately, Chairman, Board of Directors of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and former Chief Press Secretary to former Nigerian military head of state, retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (current President of Nigeria).

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IPI mourns the passing into eternity of this doyen of Nigerian journalism and long- time member of the global network of media executives for a free press.

IPI also commiserates with the family of our late leader and the media community .

We pray that the Almighty Allah gives the family and the media community the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

May Allah grant Mallam Wada Aljanah Firdaus. Ameen.

Kabiru Yusuf
IPI Nigerian Chapter

Raheem Adedoyin,
IPI Nigerian Chapter

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