Awwal, Global News publisher, dies at 46
The Publisher of Global News, Jos in Plateau State, Awwal Ahmed, has died on Friday after a brief illness.
He was appointed Press Secretary to former Governor of Kogi late Prince Abubakar Audu after a stint as reporter with The Nigeria Standard Newspapers, Jos.
After serving as Press Secretary, he established and managed the Global News magazine until his death.
In a Facebook post, the Editor-in-Chief, Hausa Service of Radio France International, Bashir Idris, said his path and that of late Awwal crossed 25 years ago when they met during an employment interview at The Nigeria Standard Newspapers and resumed same day as Reporters.