Emmanuel Yawe, the National Publicity Secretary of the Arewa Consultative ForumForum, is dead.The spokesman for the pan-Northern sociopolitical organisation died at the age of 65.His demise was confirmed by one of his daughters, Talatu, who said her father died in his sleep, in Kaduna, on Friday.
Yes, it’s true. He didn’t wake up this morning,” Talatu told Punch.Secretary-General of the ACF, Murtala Aliyu, also confirmed Yawe’s death, saying the national chairman of the ACF had been intimated of his demise.Aliyu said, “It is with a heavy heart that I bring to your notice the passing away of our Publicity Secretary Chief Emmanuel Yawe this morning.
“I have intimated the Chairman Audu Ogbeh and he instructed that I should bring it to the notice of members.“We will be visiting the family and will keep you informed about the burial arrangements. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”