17 March 2017

Nigeria: 'Hir's Death Loss to Vibrant Journalism'

The Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Nasarawa State has described the Jos Bureau Chief of Daily Trust, late Hir Joseph, as a quintessential journalist whose death is a loss to vibrant journalism.

In a press statement signed by the chairman and secretary of the chapel, Suleiman Abubakar and Rabiu Omaku respectively yesterday in Lafia, the chapel commiserated with the management and staff of Daily Trust newspaper and Hir's family over the loss, and prayed God Almighty to grant the deceased eternal life.


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