The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has
condoled with the staff, management and Board of the News Agency of
Nigeria (NAN) over the death of the agency’s Board Chairman, Malam
In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister said he
received the news of Malam Wada’s passing with profound shock and
He described Malam Wada as a great journalist, a good Administrator
and a successful publisher who contributed immensely to the growth and
development of the Nigerian media.
Alhaji Mohammed said Malam Wada, a former Editor-in-Chief and Managing
Director of NAN, will always be remembered for his service to the
nation in many capacities.
”My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this
moment of sadness. May God
forgive his shortcomings and grant him eternal rest,” he said.