Abdullahi Gabia, a Kaduna based television presenter, has died at the age of 44.
Late Mr. Gabia was a presenter of a popular television human interest Hausa programme “Gari Ya Waye,” and a comedy programme, “Mu Shakata” on Desmims Independent Television DITV/Alheri radio, Kaduna.
He died at about 5 p.m. on Wednesday at Garkuwa hospital in Kaduna after an illness.
Television stations in Kaduna have been broadcasting special programmes and condolence messages for the deceased.
The journalist was buried at about 7:20 p.m. at Kawo burial ground, according to Islamic rites.