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General News of Sunday, 7 January 2018


Alhaji Bature laid to rest

Alhaji Bature's remains being transported to the cemetery

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The late Alhaji Bature was laid to rest around 3pm on Saturday, January 6, 2017, after Janaiza Prayers was observed at his family house at Nima, Gorillas; adjacent UNIBANK in accordance with the Islamic faith.

The funeral of the late Al-Hajj’s managing editor was graced by family members, colleagues, politicians, friends and loved ones who paid rapturous tributes to the veteran Journalist.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ibrahim Mahama, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Joshua Alabi, Ras Mubarak, Bernard Mornah, Collins Dauda, Harry Zakour, Kofi Adams, Victor Smith, Nii John, KSM, Sani Daara, Alhaji Hearts are among the numerous dignitaries who graced the occasion.

Most of the workers,Family members, and some politicians spoke with,eulogised the veteran journalist and Chief Editor of the Al-Hajj newspaper.

Alhaji Bature Iddrisu, died on Friday, January 5, 2018, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

He was an outspoken political commentator on Adom TV’s morning show, Badwam, and a member of the National Democratic Congress.

Ibrahim Mahama at Alhaji Bature's funeral

He was married with two wives.

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