Mallam Muhammad Danladi Ibrahim, a Niger State Correspondent with the African Independent Television (AIT), is dead.
Dandladi died from a fatal car accident that occurred on Thursday, April 21, in Minna, the Niger state capital.
This was confirmed on Friday by the Chairman and Secretary of the Niger State Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Niger State Council, Yakubu Mustapha and Daniel Atori.
The statement announcing Danladi’s death reads;
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“With total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, we received with shock the sudden death of a dedicated, hardworking and gentle colleague,” the statement read.
“Until his death, Mallam Muhammad Danladi Abubakar was Niger State Correspondent of the African Independent Television (AIT).
“We will surely miss him, especially his commitment to the union activities in the state, for being passionate about the growth and development of our dear profession in all ramifications.”
“May his gentle soul rest in peace and may God grant his family and the media world the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”
The revered journalist has since been laid to rest inline with the Islamic rites of passage at the Muslims Burial Ground along Dutdhen Kura road- Kure Market – Kpankungu community after the Janais prayers were said at Mypa Schools junction, Dutsen Kura Gwari, Minna.
He is survived by a wife, four children and an aged mother.