Feb 17, 2014 – House Fire Kills NTA Reporter Aliyu Zubairu & Wife In Yola
An inferno has killed a popular NTA reporter and his wife in Yola
The incident happened around 1 am on Monday morning at the couple’s residence in Shagari quarters, Yola South LGA.
Aliyu Zubairu and his wife, Nazira reportedly died after their house caught fire due to an undisclosed cause.
NTA General manager in Yola, Adamu Yusuf who confirmed the incident urged the deceased family and colleagues to take the sad news in good faith as “no one can question God”.
Meanwhile, the state Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mallam Salisu Mohammad , extolled the good virtues of Zubairu, describing the deceased as a friendly and hard working journalist.
He enjoined journalists in the state to register with the NUJ insurance scheme to enable their families get succour in the event of the unexpected.
Until his death, the deceased was the NTA reporter covering the state House of Assembly and had been buried according to Islamic rights. (NAN)
May their soul rest in peace.