President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of a veteran journalist and former Chief Press Secretary to the military head of state, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), Chief Duro Onabule, who passed on Tuesday at 83.
Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President, on Wednesday.
The President condoled with the former military leader, the Nigerian Union of Journalists, and the Nigerian Guild of Editors over the sad loss.
Buhari noted the commendable contributions of the respected journalist to the development of Nigeria, especially 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).
The President prayed that the Almighty God would receive the soul of the departed and comfort his family.
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