Justin Onuorah Abuah, Director of Information, State House, has passed on, aged 57.
Abuah, born on January 29, 1959, died on Sunday, August 14 in Abuja after a brief illness.
The death was announced in a statement by President Buhari’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
“The late Abuah had a long and rich career at the Presidency, where he served seven past Nigerian leaders since 1986 when he joined the State House media office from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
His many colleagues, friends and admirers will fondly remember him as the man behind several presidential statements and speeches; and he demonstrated a rare sense of calmness and candour in service.
A native of Asaba, Oshimili South Local Government Area, Delta State, O.J, as he is fondly called, is survived by his wife, Loretta and three children (Chinedum, Chike and Amaechi),” the statement read.
Adesina added that President Buhari has sent a condolence message to the bereaved family.