Late founder and Chairman of Leadership Group Limited, Sam Nda-Isaiah was a patriotic Nigerian and great friend whose shocking exit is bound to be felt by many, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
He expressed great shock over the death of the newspaper publisher who inaugurated the Board for one of his company’s subsidiaries on Thursday and passed away on Friday night in Abuja.
The Deputy President of the Senate described the publisher as one of his great friends at the helm of Nigerian mass media.
“With his passing, I have lost a friend whose exit happened at a most unexpected time when one considers the fact that he was a strong and healthy 58 year-old man who succumbed to brief illness.
“Nonetheless, we must acknowledge the productivity and achievements that God enabled him to record during his time on earth.
“Sam Nda-isaiah was not only a presidential aspirant; he was a patriotic Nigerian and passionate member of the All Progressives Congress right from its birth.
“He was a very resourceful entrepreneur, moving from pharmacy into various business ventures including the establishment of a national newspaper.
“As we mourn his passing, let me express my heartfelt condolences to his family and associates and I pray that God grants his soul eternal rest”, Omo-Agege stated in a press statement made available to The State Online by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga.