The NIgerian Press Organisation (NPO), consisting of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), is saddened at the news of the untimely death of the Chairman of the Punch Group of Newspapers, Mr. Gbadebowale Aboderin, who died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
Wale , a consummate sport enthusiast, was jovial, amiable and easy going. His death is a big blow, not just to the Punch Group, but to the entire media landscape of Nigeria and Africa.
He followed generations of media owners who served the public purpose.
We offer our condolences to the Aboderin family and the Punch Group
May his soul find peace. Perfect peace.
NIGERIAN PRESS ORGANISATION (NPO)
May 31, 2018