APC Mourns VON’s Reporter Danjibga Killed By Gunmen

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The Zamfara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has mourned the death of veteran Journalist, Hamisu Danjibga, who was murdered by gunmen recently.

In a statement issued to Journalists in Gusau on Thursday by the state Publicity Secretary, Yusuf Idris, the party described Danjibga’s murder as disheartening.

Danjibga, who was the State Correspondent of Voice of Nigeria, VON, had been missing for three days before his corpse was found in a soakaway behind his house on Wednesday.

“The state party Chairman, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani wishes to commiserate with the immediate families of the deceased, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and entire members of the NUJ Correspondents Chapel in the state over the Danjibga’s death,” Idris  said.

The scribe further described Danjibga as a friend to everyone, saying,” he was dedicated and he spent the whole of his life in serving humanity through journalism profession.

“This is a great loss to journalism profession, Zamfara and Nigeria as a whole.

“We pray to Allah to forgive his sins and grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.”


Idris said that the state APC leadership, has therefore, urged security agencies to investigate and bring the perpetrators of the terrible act to book.

The remains of the deceased had since been buried in Gusau, the Zamfara capita, according to Islamic rites.

Until his heinous murder, the late Danjigba was the Zamfara Correspomdent of the Hausa Service of Voice of Nigeria.



NAN/Confidence Okwuchi

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