The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, reacted to the death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, the founder and chairman of Leadership Newspaper.
The Governor described Isaiah’s death as painful and shocking in a statement made available to Infosive on Saturday.
Ortom said that late Nda-Isaiah was a true patriot who, though a pharmacist by training, made indelible contributions to the growth of the media industry and offered jobs to hundreds of Nigerians through his companies.
He also condoled with the government and people of Niger State, the Leadership newspaper family and the Nda-Isaiah family in particular.
Governor Ortom prayed that God grants the deceased eternal rest and his family the fortitude to bear the unfortunate loss.