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What Buhari said about Bakare’s death

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday 25th May expressed deep sadness over the sudden death of the Saturday Editor of Daily Telegraph, Waheed Bakare.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari described Bakare’s death as a tragic loss, not just to the media, but to the nation at large.

“President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the passing of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Waheed Bakare.

“The President sends condolences to the family of the deceased, and management of New Telegraph Newspapers, describing the editor’s death as a collective loss to the media and the nation that he served passionately with his talent.

“The President prays that God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort all that mourn him”, the statement said.

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession with few years of experience, I am also a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.

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