The Nation’s Assistant Editor on the politics desk, Alhaji Leke Salaudeen is dead.
The Okeho-born journalist died on Tuesday at the Gbagada General Hospital, Gbagada, Lagos mainland. He was 61.
The late Salaudeen is survived by his wife Saodat and three children – Halimah, Bilikis and Barakat as well as grandchildren.
His remains were interred at his residence in Ota, Ogun State, in accordance with Islamic rites.
Family members were joined at the Janazah prayer around 5pm to pay their last respects, by staff of The Nation and friends of the deceased.
The clerics at the Janazah were extoll his easy-going nature and good nurtured character.