The Northern Media Forum has announced the death of one of its staunch members, Mallam Rufai Ibrahim. He died of a protracted illness on Saturday April 2, 2016 and has since been buried in Lafia, his home town.
A statement by the Forum described Ibrahim, as a calm and quietly spoken man, made valuable contributions to the forum. The chairman and members of the Forum will sorely miss him. The forum commends his soul to the almighty God. May he find peace and eternal rest in his bosom.
The Forum extends its heartfelt condolence to his family. May God give them the courage to bear the loss. The Forum urges the family to find solace in the contributions Mallam Rufai made to the development of our country. He would be remembered in and outside the news media as a patriot and a nationalist. Left large footprints in the sands of his time. May his soul rest in peace.