President Bola Tinubu on Monday, mourned a former Broadcaster of the Nigerian Television Authority, Aisha Bello Mustapha who died in the early hours of Monday.
Tinubu’s condolence message was made known by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, and shared on his Facebook page on Monday.
Tinubu extends his deepest condolences to her family, friends, colleagues, and the management and staff of NTA.
The post read, “The President joins them in paying solemn respects to the highly professional news anchor and presenter, who spent 35 years at NTA until her retirement in 2022.
“During her time as the presenter of the flagship ‘NTA Network News at 9’, Nigerians and viewers around the world looked forward to seeing her smile, warmth, and wisdom as she delivered news that can be trusted objectively.
“She mentored many young women who took to broadcasting, mainly by watching and listening to her eloquence, passion, and integrity on the screen, in the newsroom, and off the screen.
“Her legacy in broadcast journalism lives on in the rich news archives she leaves behind and the contributions she made to the development of broadcasting in Nigeria. She brought news to life and will continue to be a beacon to inspire generations in the beautiful art of broadcasting,” the President stated.
“President Tinubu prays Gto od to grant the soul of the departed eternal rest and comfort for those who mourn”.
However, a funeral prayer will be held for the late newscaster in Abuja on Monday, December 11.