NUJ declares 3 days mourning to honour Benue Council Chairperson

The National Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) received with sadness, the sudden death of the Benue State Council Chairperson, Mrs Victoria Asher, who died this morning at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State from child birth complications.

To this end, the National President of the NUJ, Chief Chris Isiguzo has declared a three day national mourning, starting from Monday, 1st, February 2021 in honour of the deceased. State Councils are advised to suspend all activities within the period in honour of Comrade Victoria Asher.

The Late Chairperson will be remembered for her dedication, hardwork and unwavering commitment to the Journalism profession.

While mourning the passing away of our dear colleague, we pray for God to comfort her family, the media community as well as the Benue State Council.

Midat Joseph
Assistant National Secretary
Nigeria Union of Journalists.
30th January, 2021.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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