Minister condoles with NUJ over journalist’s death

According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condoled with the Nigeria Union of Journalists over the recent death of the former Chairman of the NUJ, Abuja Chapter, Chuks Ehirim.

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In a statement in Abuja on Saturday, the Minister said he received the news of Ehirim’s demise with shock and sadness.

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Mohammed described him as a patriot and quintessential journalist who committed himself to the pursuance of improved welfare and security for journalists in Nigeria.

He called Ehirim’s death a huge loss to the journalism profession and prayed that God will grant repose the soul of the deceased and grant his family and the NUJ the fortitude to bear their irreparable loss.

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