Benue NUJ chairman dies

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The State Chairman the Nigeria Union (NUJ), Benue State Council, Comrade Victoria Asher is dead.

This is the second Benue NUJ chairman die .

The Late David Ukuma was for less than six before he died.

a signed by the secretary NUJ, Benue State Council, Mr. Moses Akaahan, Comrade Asher died morning at about 8:00am at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi after a C/S surgery.

The said the Benue NUJ Council will give notice for an congress effect in due course.

Meanwhile, the Benue , Samuel Ortom has expressed deep shock and sadness over the death Mrs Asher.

In a message signed by his aide, Terver Akase, on and made available newsmen, the governor stated the demise of Mrs Asher is a painful loss not only the community but to the entire state.

He described the late NUJ Chairman as a hardworking woman who related well with and stood for excellence in the pen profession.

“The government and people of Benue will miss Mrs Asher and her contributions to the state in her chosen profession of journalism.”