One of the god fathers of Nigerian Journalism Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead.
He was the Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), and a strong member of International Press Institute ( IPI) was said to have passed on on Monday night 20 July 2020.
Newspot gathered he died of cardiac arrest.
He was life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Chairman of Bulet Construcion company.
He will be buried according to Islamic rites on Tuesday 21 July 2020.