Lawan’s media aide Mohammed Isa dies after car accident

Ahmad Lawan media aide Mohammed Isa

Mohammed Isa, a media aide of Senate President Ahmad Lawan, has died following a car accident.

Lawan announced Isa’s death in a statement on Saturday by his special adviser on media Ola Awoniyi.

Lawan said Isa died while receiving treatment for injuries sustained in an accident which occurred on November 6.

The statement said: “With total submission to the will of God, we deeply regret to announce the death of the Special Assistant on Media to the Senate President, Mohammed Abdulkadir Isa.

“Mohammed Isa died on Friday evening while undergoing treatment for injuries he sustained in a motor accident on Sunday along the Minna-Suleja road, in Niger State.

“His remains will be buried this afternoon in Funtua, Katsina State in accordance with Islamic rites.

“The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, expresses sadness over the tragic death of Isa.”

Lawan described Isa’s death as “shocking, heart-rending and a great loss.”

He said Isa was “very dedicated to his duties, was never found wanting and was very professional in his journalistic calling.”

Lawan condoled with his family, staff colleagues and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the loss.

The Senate President also commiserated with the government and people of Katsina State over the incident.

Lawan prayed Allah to grant Isa’s loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, forgive his sins and grant him eternal rest.