The remains of the late Alhaji Iddrisu Bature is expected to be laid to rest at the Madina Cemetery in Accra according to the bereaved family.
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The veteran journalist’s burial will be preceded by Janaiza prayers to be observed at his family house at in accordance with the Islamic faith.
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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
The former Managing Editor of the Al-Hajj was also a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
His death comes as a big blow to many Ghanaians, especially when less than two months another journalist, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA) former late afternoon political show host of Asempa FM died and was also buried on December 16, 2017.
Below is the statement from the family:
The Iddrisu family and Harzet Company Limited, publishers of the The aL-hAJJ newspaper, wish to announce the sudden and untimely death of Alhaji Bature Iddrisu, Managing Editor of The aL-hAJJ newspaper.
The late Alhaji Bature gave up the ghost few minutes past 3 p.m. at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital where he was receiving treatment after a short illness.
In line with the Islamic faith, Janaiza prayers will be observed, Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his family house at Nima, Gorillas; adjacent UNIBANK.
The mortal remains will then be conveyed to the Madina Cemetery at 1 p.m. for burial.
We pray to Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatil Firdaus.
Indeed, from Allah we come and unto him is our return.
Amos Blessing Amorse
News Editor, The aL-hAJJ
Spokesperson for the Iddrisu family
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