NUJ chairman dies days after giving birth to twins in Benue


Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Benue State, Comrade Victoria Asher, has died.

This was contained in a statement signed by Moses Akarhan, the State NUJ Secretary. It was indicated that Asher died on Saturday at about 8:00 am at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Makurdi after a Ceascrean Section surgery.

Late Asher was delivered of a set of twins, male and female on January 23, 2021, before the complications arose.

The Ravens NG gathered that she emerged Chairman of the NUJ, Benue Council in December 2018 after the demise of her predecessor, David Ukuma, who came into office on July 3, 2018, and served only two months before he died.

Asher, until her death, worked with the State’s owned Radio station.


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