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Former New Nigerian Newspaper MD, Tukur Othman dies

Former Managing Director, New Nigerian Newspaper (NNN), Malam Tukur Othman, is dead.

Othman died at Garkuwa Hospital, Kaduna, in the early hours of Friday.

The late NNN MD until his death was the executive editorial adviser of DESERT HERALD, a Kaduna-based Newspaper.

A statement issued by Desert Herald’s Publisher and Chairman, Malam Tukur Mamu (Dan-Iyan Fika), confirmed the former MD’s death.

“As we continue to appreciate his patriotic services to us, to Nigeria and the entire Newspaper industry, I wish to condole his entire family and all loved ones on behalf of FUZA Communication Services Ltd. May Allah accept his prolonged sickness as kaffara and grant him Aljanna Firdausi,” the statement said.

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The statement said the funeral prayer will be conducted at Misbahu Mosque Unguwan Rimi, Kadaria, Kaduna, immediately after the Juma’at Prayers.

It added that former MD is survived by two wives and 16 children.

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