NUJ Declares Three Days Mourning Over Death Of Kaduna Veteran, Baba Lapai

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    Late Baba Lapai

    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    The Nigeria Union of Journalists , (NUJ) ,Kaduna State Council has declared a 3-day mourning in honour of Late Usman Ibn Lapai  of the Blueprint Newspapers.
    This was contained in a statement signed by its Secretary, Comrade John Femi AdiHe died early morning of  Saturday 9th ,2019 at Barau Dikko  hospital after a brief illness . NUJ received the sad news with rude shock .
    Until his death , ‘Baba Lapai’  as he was popular called , was a vibrant and determined individual , who believed that age was never a limiting factor with journalism profession ,hence he was readily on ground and available for daily assignments.
    The Niger State born journalist,  was 70 -years-old before he  answered the call of God .He was survived by a wife and seven children .
    He was buried at Bachama Cemetery ,Tudun-Wada, Kaduna South,Kaduna State

    “We pray that God grant the members of the family he left behind the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

    “May his soul rest in peace, amen.”

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