The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has described the death of the publisher of Leadership newspaper, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah as shocking and painful.
Alhaji Abubakar said, “His incisive and poignant contributions to national discourse will be greatly missed”.
The monarch also described late Kakaki Nupe as a fearless publisher who was known for demanding justice for the ordinary people
“He left behind an indelible mark not only on the journalism profession but also on moving the country to greater heights.
The royal father said he was deeply touched when he received the news that late Sam Nda-Isaiah who is also the Kakaki Nupe had passed on.
The Etsu Nupe condole with the family members of the deceased, the staff and management of the Leadership Group as well as friends and associates of the late Nda-Isaiah
He also commiserated with the Nigeria Union of Journalists, the Nigeria Guild of Editors, Newspaper Publishers Association and the family of the deceased, prayed Almighty Allah to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss as it is only Allah that has the power to give and take life.