How did Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka die? What happened to Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka?

Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka was an experienced journalist and media consultant. He passed away recently. The veteran journalist, who had been grieving the death of his wife for the past month, reportedly passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday night at his home in Kaduna, according to a news site known as PRNigeria.

Who was Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka?

Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka was born on February 26, 1956, and he attended Capital School in Kaduna, then Barewa College in Zaria, both of which are located in the state of Kaduna. Finally, he attended Government Secondary School in Ilorin, which is located in the state of Kwara. In 1974, he followed his interest in writing by becoming the workforce of the New Nigerian, which was a pioneering daily in the Northern region and was situated in Kaduna.

In 1988, the distinguished journalist became an editor at the now-defunct Democrat Newspaper, where he remained until 1997, when he transitioned into the field of media consultancy.

Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka was a graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), which is located in Lagos. Over the course of his career, he participated in a variety of media training, workshops, and conferences both in Nigeria and overseas.

According to the information gathered, the seasoned journalist also held leadership posts in the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), where he was a Fellow. This information was obtained from the NGE.

About Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka’s family

Abdulhamid Babatunde Agaka, who passed away and served as the Secretary of the Jokolo Committee in 1999 that was established by the President of Nigeria at the time, Olusegun Obasanjo, is survived by his four children, namely Ahmad, Maryam, Halima, and Abdulhamid (Jnr).

Other members of his family, including Mallam Ismail Ila Agaka, an ex-Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and Ilyasu Baba Agaka, a Director at the Presidency, are among others who will miss him after his passing.

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