The national publicity secretary of the pan-Nordic socio-political organization Arewa Consultative Forum, Chief Emmanuel Yawe, has died.
One of his daughters, Talatu, confirmed the sad news of her father’s death to our correspondent in Kaduna on Friday.
While confirming her father’s death, she stated that her father died in his sleep.
“Yeah that’s right. He didn’t wake up this morning,” she revealed.
Furthermore, ACF General Secretary Murtala Aliyu, while confirming Yawe’s death, said that the ACF National President had been informed of the tragedy.
Aliyu said details of the ACF spokesperson’s funeral would be announced soon.
The ACF scribe said: “It is with a heavy heart that I report to you the death of our Publicity Secretary, Chief Emmanuel Yawe this morning.
“I challenged the chairman, Audu Ogbeh and he asked me to bring it to the attention of the members.
“We will visit the family and keep you informed of burial arrangements. May his sweet soul rest in peace.
Born on October 21, 1956, Yawe was from Shagu in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba State.
He was a member of the editorial board of several journals including, The Point newspaper, the popular daily, the new Sentinel newspaper and now rested New Nigerian Newspapers.
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