Shippers’ Council Mourns Staff Demise


Nigeria Shippers’ Council has announced the demise of one his staff who passed on Monday, in his home while preparing for work.

The said staff identify as  Yusuf Muniru was said to be  52years age, has been diligent and ever cheerful colleague who was dedicated to his work. 

The Executive Secretary of the Council, Barr. Hassan Bello with some top management staff was said to had  paid a condolence visit to the family house immediately the news of his death broke.

According to a press release by Head Public Affairs department of the Council, Rakiya Zubairu said “With heavy hearts but with submission to the will of God, the family of Oladunjoye and the Management of Nigerian Shippers Council announce the transition of Yusuf Muniru at the age of 52.

“He passed on this morning at his home as he was preparing to come to work. 

“A valued and conscientious staff of the Council, Yusuf who has been buried will be sorely missed by his wife Mary Oladunjoye and 5 children as well as his colleagues in the Nigerian Shippers’ Council. May his soul rest in peace” she said.

In his message, the Assistant Director, General Services, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Alh. M. Adamu Malgwi said “Yusuf, popularly known as pastor was a very hard-working and dedicated driver. Amongst other duties, he conveyed staff on the Iyana-Ipaja route for more than ten years. “He was allocated a new bus just last Friday and I even had cause to verbally commend him as I was handing over the keys. It is really sad. May his soul rest in peace” his words.

The Executive Secretary in his message described late Yusuf as a hardworking and deligent staff of the council “We have just returned from paying a condolence visit to the family of our late colleague Munir Yusuf at his home in Igando. 

“On your behalf, we commiserated with his wife and his first son Matthew who is just 21. 
“As you will all attest, Yusuf was a diligent and ever cheerful colleague who was dedicated to his work. Even though he had a history of hypertension and diabetes he was being managed by the Council’s clinic. 

“He was looking forward to conveying returning staff to work this morning as he had just taken delivery of a new bus. He suddenly took ill in the early hours of today and slumped. It’s a sad loss.  

“The Council has made arrangements to support and to counsel the family through this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace”. Hassan quipped.


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