In the early hours of today, the news of the death of veteran NTA broadcaster Aisha Bello Mustapha broke the internet.
Following the news, Nigerians on major social media platforms described Aisha as a professional and model broadcaster.
She was popular with the Network News at Nine, alongside another Veteran, Cyril Stober.
The tragic news of her demise emerged today, Monday, December 11, prompting an outpouring of reactions from Nigerians.
Details surrounding the cause of her death remain undisclosed at this time. Here are six key facts encapsulating the life and legacy of Aisha.
Retirement and Years of Service: After an extensive 35-year tenure, Aisha retired in May 2022, concluding a remarkable career within the broadcasting industry.
Skill set and Expertise: Aisha versatile skill set spanned journalism, television production, broadcasting, editing, and her notable role as the General Manager of NTA Parliament. Her professionalism and distinctive style solidified her as one of NTA’s most esteemed voices, leaving an indelible mark on the broadcast industry.
Impact in Media: Aisha Bello’s legacy in Nigerian media is profound. Aisha began her journey at NTA, rising to the role of Assistant Director of News and later becoming the General Manager of NTA Parliament and also featuring as one of the well-known broadcasters on NTA Network News during the ’90s and early 2000s..
Educational Background: Rooted in her pursuit of knowledge, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Ahmadu Bello University.
Funeral Arrangements: A reliable source within NTA revealed that Aisha Bello Mustapha’s funeral prayer is scheduled for Monday at 1 pm in the National Mosque in Abuja.