NUJ Mourns Victoria Asher, Benue Council Chairperson

Late Mrs Victoria Asher, Benue State Council Chairperson

 

 

The National Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has expressed sadness at the news of the sudden death of the Benue State Council Chairperson, Mrs Victoria Asher

The late Asher died this morning at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State from child birth complications.

According to Midat Joseph, Assistant National Secretary of the Unio in a statement on Saturday, “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.