The National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Chief Emmanuel Yawe, is dead.
One of his daughters, Talatu, confirmed the sad news of her father’s demise to our correspondent in Kaduna on Friday.
While confirming her father’s death, she said her father died in his sleep.
“Yes, it’s true. He didn’t wake up this morning,” she revealed.
Also, the Secretary-General of the ACF, Murtala Aliyu, while confirming Yawe’s death, said the national chairman of the ACF had been intimated of the tragedy.
Aliyu said details of the burial arrangement for the ACF’s spokesman would be announced soon.
The ACF’s scribe said, “It is with a heavy heart that I bring to your notice the passing away of our Publicity Secretary, Chief Emmanuel Yawe this morning.
“I have intimated the Chairman, Audu Ogbeh and he instructed that I should bring it to the notice of members.
“We will be visiting the family and will keep you informed about the burial arrangements. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”
Born October 21, 1956, Yawe hailed from Shagu in the Donga Local Government Area of Taraba State.
He was an editorial board member of several newspapers among them, The Point Newspaper, People’s Daily Newspaper, New Sentinel Newspaper and the now rested New Nigerian Newspapers.