NPAN condoles Ray Ekpu over wife’s demise

 

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has condoled with veteran journalist, Mr. Ray Ekpu, on the demise of his wife, Mrs Uyai Ray Ekpu, on Wednesday at 73.

In a condolence letter made available to Blueprint in Abuja, Thursday, signed by NPAN President, Kabiru A. Yusuf, the Association lamented that her passage has created a deep void in the nation’s socio-development landscape as she’s was a quintessential management and training specialist and seasoned administrator.

The letter read: “It is with great shock that we received the news yesterday, of the death of our sister, friend and your better half, Mrs Uyai Ray Ekpu. She was aged 73.

“A quintessential management and training specialist and seasoned administrator, her passage has created a deep void in the nation’s socio-development landscape.

“Though she is no more, we are consoled by the enviable legacies she left as a thorough professional, the value she held as a bridge builder and her examplary disposition for community service.

“Mrs Uyai Ray Ekpu, was a senior staff of the Centre for Management Development (CMD) and retired in 2011 as an Acting Director, Management Education and Dr) Training Department.

“On behalf of the Executive Council of our esteemed Association, we commiserate with you and your entire family. We pray that the Almighty God, will console and uphold each and everyone of you.”