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Veteran journalist Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed dies after brief illness

By Jaafar Jaafar on 09/02/2018

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•Late veteran journalist Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed
•Late veteran journalist Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed

Ace broadcaster, prolific writer, author and media manager, Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed, is dead. He was 74.

Mr Baba-Ahmed died on Thursday night after brief illness, his son, Aminu, told DAILY NIGERIAN.

Mr Baba-Ahmed began his broadcasting career as duty continuity announcer at the Broadcasting Company of Northern Nigeria, BCNN, in 1971.

He briefly joined New Nigerian Newspapers as sub-editor before returning to BCNN for outstation posting.

He served as state correspondent of BCNN in Bauchi, Kano, Borno, Plateau and Lagos as chief correspondent of Radio Nigeria, Kaduna.

He was later appointed a director of information in Kaduna State Ministry of Information. He served for about five years before his appointment as the Managing Director of Kaduna State Media Corporation, KSMC.

In 1983, Kano State governor, Sabo Bakinzuwo, appointed him General Manager, Kano State Media Corporation. Mr Baba-Ahmed served for one year at Radio Kano before going back FRCN as controller of Current Affairs.

After retiring into private media business, he also maintained a column in a Hausa vernacular newspaper, Aminiya, and Blueprint Newspapers. (Daily Nigerian)

Source News Express

Posted 09/02/2018 11:29:18 AM

 

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