Kenny Ashaka, former assistant editor of The Sun is dead.
The journalist passed away on Wednesday after a prolonged illness.
Ashaka died a few days after he lost his wife, Dorothy.
“Rest well my friend and brother. You fought a very enviable fight. May God comfort your family”, a friend, Asaju Tunde posted on Facebook.
The deceased joined The Sun in 2003. He headed the North West Bureau until 2008.
He was transferred to Abuja and later to Jos, Plateau State capital, as North Central Bureau Chief.
Ashaka was promoted Assistant Editor and worked at the Lagos head office.
He is survived by three children, Onome, Onoriode and Erezina, and three grandchildren.