Soyinka ally dies at 78

Soyinka ally dies at 78

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Alhaji Usman Abuda, a Veteran journalist and a close ally of Nobel Laureate, Sole Soyinka is dead.

LATE USMAN ABUDA

He passed in the early hours of Friday at the age of 78 and survived by a daughter after a brief illness at the General Hospital, Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, barely three years after he lost his wife.

The fearless Veteran journalist and the Dani’ya of Auchi, worked for The Guardian Newspaper.

He also floated a Community Newspaper, Afemai Heritage after he retired from the Federal Civil Service.

Abuda, was buried on Friday afternoon in accordance with Muslims rites.

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