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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Media Aide to Sani Abacha, David Attah dies at 71

Chief David Attah, a former Chief Press Secretary to two ex-military heads of state has died. Attah died yesterday at the age of 71 in a private hospital in Jos, Plateau State.

The late Chief David Attah served former heads of state, General Sani Abacha (late) and General Abdulsalami Abubakar as Chief Press Secretary within a period of five years.

According to his brother, Elvis Attah said the deceased would have attained the age of 72 by September this year.

He was at various times Commissioner of Information in Benue State, Group Manager of Plateau State-owned Standard Newspaper, Group Personal and Manpower Development in Daily Times, Group Manager, Benue State-owned Voice Newspaper and a representative of Ado federal constituency in the House of Representatives during the Second Republic.

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