VON Correspondent Murdered In Zamfara


By Ishaq Zaki

The Zamfara Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Wednesday confirmed the murder of Alhaji Hamisu Danjibga, the state Correspondent of the Voice of Nigeria (VON).

A statement issued in Gusau by the state NUJ Secretary, Ibrahim Ahmad, said that the body of the deceased was dumped in a soakaway by those who murdered him.

“The discovery of his corpse was as result of unpleasant odour observed by children of an Islamic School behind his house in the evening of Wednesday Sept. 20, 2023.

“After breaking the sockaway, the dead body was confirmed to be that of Danjibga by his family and some neighbors,” the statement said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Danjibga had been missing for three days before his corpse was found.

Sources said that the family was initially contacted to pay one million naira for his release, but the figure was raised by the faceless persons suspected to have murdered him.

NAN also gathered that the police had…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria