Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, has expressed sadness over the death of the Secretary, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the State, Aliyu Yunusa Kofarsoro.
His message was contained in a statement on Sunday by Adbu Labaran, his Director-General on Media.
Masari lamented that the State has lost “a very vibrant, dynamic and up-and-coming journalist in the prime of his life and profession”.
The governor described the deceased as having endearing attributes that should form part of the character traits of professional communicators
Masari urged journalists to emulate the late NUJ scribe, by showing total love and commitment to their professional calling.
He condoled the Katsina State NUJ Council, the management and the staff of the Katsina State Television (KTTV) and the immediate family of the deceased.
Masari prayed Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased his sins and rest him in paradise as well as give the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Yunusa-Kofarsoro on Saturday in Katsina after a brief illness, at the age of 48.
The deceased was survived by a wife and six children.