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APC mourns slain Zamfara veteran journalist, Danjibga



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

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

It was reported that 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.

It was also reported that 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 Correspondent of the Hausa Service, Voice of Nigeria (VON)

He also reported for the Vision FM Radio and Farin Wata TV.

May his gentle soul rest in Aljannatul Firdaus.

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Ishaq Zaki

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