Zamfara Gov Distressed By Killing Of Abducted VON Journalist Danjibga, Orders Probe


The Governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, has expressed distress over the abduction and subsequent murder of a veteran journalist, Hamisu Danjibga, a reporter for the Voice of Nigeria (VON) domiciled in the State.

The governor, on Thursday, expressed deep sadness over the killing of the journalist whose body was discovered in a soak-away in Gusau, the State capital.

In a statement issued by his Spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, Governor Lawal said his government has ordered security operatives to initiate a prompt investigation into the murder of the journalist.

The statement read in parts: “The Zamfara State Government had received the shocking news of the abduction and consequent brutal murder of Mallam Hamisu Danjibga, a veteran journalist and reporter with Voice of Nigeria (VON).

“The deceased family confirmed that Mallam Hamisu was declared missing a few days ago and was found dead three days after his disappearance.

“From preliminary reports, the veteran journalist…

Source: Leadership Newspaper