Benue NUJ Loses Chairman


(News Investigators) /The Benue State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), David Ukuma, is dead.

Mr. Ukuma, who was elected barely two months after died, Saturday, after a brief illness.

The Vice-Chairman NUJ in Benue, Martins Kajo, confirmed the development in an interview with News Agency Nigeria (NAN).

“Yes, we just lost David Ukuma to a brief illness at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital this morning.

His body has been deposited at the mortuary, we are heading to his house to condole with his family.

On Aug. 12, members of the NUJ had joined Mr. Ukuma for a thanksgiving service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Genabe Welfare Quarters in Makurdi, where he also prayed for the union.

The late chairman, who had deep interest in sports, was noted for hard work and his passion to improve the welfare of journalists in Benue.

He was a senior reporter and producer and was also the immediate past chairman of the Radio Benue Chapel of the NUJ.


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