Former NAN Editor-in-Chief, Shehu Abui dies at 74


A former Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Shehu Abui, is dead at 74.

Shehu served as Editor-in-chief between 2001 and 2006 and was until his death the Dan Masani Mancho under the Moro’a Chiefdom in Southern Kaduna.

According to his son, Ibrahim, who confirmed the news of his death, his father died at a hospital in Jos in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.

“My father was admitted to Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, on Monday and I traveled to Jos from Abuja yesterday to donate blood.

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“But unfortunately, he gave up the ghost at about 1.25 a.m. on Wednesday,” he added

Shehu, a native of Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State is survived by his wife and three children.


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