The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has commiserated with the management and staff of The Nation newspaper over the death of one of its Assistant Editors, Mr. Dada Aladelokun.
Aladelokun, Assistant Editor and Head of the City Beat desk of the newspaper, died early Friday September 25, 2015 after a brief illness.
Obasa, in his condolence message described death as a necessary end for every human being, noting that “we should take solace in the fact that the deceased left an enduring legacy in the journalism profession before answering the final call”.
About the deceased, Obasa said: “I have known him since his days as a reporter with the defunct Comet newspaper and since then, he had stood to be counted among resourceful and intelligent journalists around. Apart from this, he was also a prolific writer”.
Obasa stated further that the deceased would be missed not only by his colleagues at The Nation but also by members of his family, especially his wife and children, his friends and associates.
“We will all miss him and while I commiserate with management and staff of The Nation newspaper and condole with his family members, especially his wife and children, I pray to God to give them all the fortitude to bear the huge loss,” he said.