A director of Media Trust Limited, publishers Trust newspapers, Malam Bello Iliyasu Damagum, has died.
He died early this morning at Nizamiye hospital in Abuja after a brief illness. He was 59. His family announced that he will be buried later today in Kaduna at about 2 pm after funeral prayer at the Al Garkawi mosque Kinkinau.
The late director who graduated in the 1970’s worked with the defunct Nigeria Shipping Line before venturing into construction business with properties in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano.
He was recently named as Chairman of one of the FCT parastatals. He left behind an aged mother, brothers, wives, children and grandchildren.