Former BBC Editor, Isa Abba Adamu, Dies At 60 in London
By Zahraddeen Yakubu Shuaibu
A Nigerian broadcaster, Isa Abba Adamu, has died. The veteran journalist died in London on Sunday after a brief illness.
His brother Malam Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, who confirm the death to Daily Trust, said the deceased would be buried in London according to Islamic rites.
Born in 1961, late Isa Abba Adamu graduated from Bayero University in 1985 and worked with Kano State Television CTV 67 before joining the BBC Hausa Service.
The deceased rose through the ranks at BBC serving as producer and later editor of the Hausa Service. He was made Executive Editor of BBC Africa, before he quit the employment of the broadcaster.
After he resigned from BBC, late Isa Abba joined the Legislative Institute in Abuja and director. After his first tenure at the institute, late Isa quit and went back to London.
He was later appointed board member of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the President Muhammadu Buhari.
Late Isa Abba Adamu left behind one wife and four children.