IPI Demands Probe Of Disappearance, Death Of VON Journalist In Zamfara


The International Press Institute (IPI) in Nigeria, on Thursday, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other security agencies, including the State Security Service (SSS), to immediately initiate a comprehensive inquiry into what it called abduction and tragic death of Hamisu Danjibga, a Reporter of Voice of Nigeria (VON) stationed in Zamfara State.

The Legal Adviser of IPI, Mr. Tobi Soniyi, in a press release, expressed profound shock and deep concern regarding the circumstances surrounding the journalist’s abduction and subsequent murder.

The institute underscored the audacity exhibited in Danjibga’s abduction and slaying within a prominent urban center like Gusau, the State capital, emphasising this as a harrowing reflection of Nigeria’s deteriorating security situation.

According to reports, Danjibga was abducted from his home in Samaru community, located in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara State, on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at approximately eight o’clock in…

Source: Leadership Newspaper