Long experienced Journalist gives up ghost at 74

Long experienced broadcaster, author, writer and media manager, Magmoon Baba-Ahmed, gave up his ghost at 74 on Thursday night following a brief illness, Aminu, his son, made open to newsmen in Kaduna yesterday. His funeral was held at the Sultan Bello Mosque after Juma'at prayers and buried at the Isa Kaita Road Muslim Cemetery.

Mr. Baba-Ahmed began his broadcasting career as a Duty Continuity Announcer at the Broadcasting Company of Northern Nigeria (BCNN) in 1971. He briefly joined the New Nigerian Newspapers as a sub-editor before returning to the BCNN for outstation posting.

He served as the Correspondent of BCNN in Bauchi, Kano, Borno, Plateau and Lagos and as Chief Correspondent of Radio Nigeria, Kaduna.

He was later appointed Director of Information in the Kaduna State Ministry of Information. He served for about five years before his appointment as Managing Director of the Kaduna State Media Corporation(KSMC). In 1983, then Kano State governor, Sabo Bakinzuwo, appointed him the General Manager of the State Media Corporation. 

Mr Baba-Ahmed served for one year at Radio Kano before going back to the FRCN as the Controller, Current Affairs. After retiring into private media business, he also maintained a column in Hausa newspaper, Aminiya. 

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