Former President Mahama on Saturday paid a glowing tribute to the former Managing Editor of the Al-Hajj Newspaper, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature who died on Friday January 5, 2017 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital where he was on admission receiving treatment.
He described his death as a big loss to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and prayed for his peaceful repose in heaven as well as ask God to forgive him any sin he may have committed on his earth.
A minute of silence was observed in honour of the late veteran journalist who played a critical role in the party’s communication.
The mortal remains of Alhaji Iddrisu Bature will this afternoon be laid to rest at the Madina Cemetery in Accra according to the bereaved family.
His burial will be preceded by Janaiza prayers to be observed at his family house at Nima, Gorillas; adjacent UNIBANK in accordance with the Islamic faith
His family confirmed he died at 3pm on Friday January 5, 2018 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra calling for prayers for his peaceful repose.