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