Benue State politician and former member, Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), D. Godwin Dabo Ad’zuana, will be buried on May 19, 2012 in his hometown, Tse-Mker, in Vandeikya Local Government Area of the state.
A burial programme released by the family and made available to LEADERSHIP over the weekend stated that burial arrangements for Dabo, who died on March 15, 2012, at the age of 70, will commence on Thursday, May 17, with a service of songs at the National Ecumenical Centre in Abuja, followed by the departure of the body to Benue State on May 18, with the internment on May 19, 2012 in his hometown.
Daboh, who until his death was a chieftain of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), shot into limelight in 1974 as the Chairman, Presidential Monitoring Committee on Fuel Subsidy Implementation, and served as assistant Zonal Auditor of the party for over three years.
The late Daboh was a prominent member of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), before he defected to the national party of Nigeria (NPN) in 1982. He served as executive chairman of the Benue state agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) and later chairman of Benue Cement Company (BCC).
He at different times contested to be governor and senator in Benue State on but did not succeed.
Daboh will be remembered for publishing the defunct Icharegh’va and the Broom newspapers between 1985 and 1993 .
He was the founder/President-General of the Nigerian Israeli- association, Nigerian-Israeli Foundation for Agricultural Research (NIFAR) and Solid minerals Association of Nigeria (SMAN) among other bodies.
The late Dr Dabo Adzuana is survived by his wives, Nancy Onyale and Barrister Christine Dabo Adzuana, and many children.