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BAYELSA:Dickson condoles with NUJ over death of Journalists in road mishap

LEGISREPORTS NG:Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has condoled with the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, over the death of three Journalists in a road mishap at the weekend.In a condolence message to the union, the Governor described the untimely death of the three journalists of the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists as ”most shocking, sad and a monumental loss to the their families and the union”.

Gov. Dickson noted the invaluable contributions made by the victims, Adolphus Okonkwo, National Financial Secretary of the NUJ, Kafayat Odunsi  of NTA, Victoria Island, Lagos and Tunde Oluwanike of Radio Nigeria, Ibadan Network Centre to the growth of the journalism profession and National development, stressing that they will be greatly missed by all.He emphasised that, their death came at a critical period of the nation’s history, when their services were most needed.

According to Hon. Dickson, though there are no words to ease the pains inflicted by their sudden demise, he urged members of their immediate families, the NUJ at State and National levels to take solace in the fact that, the three have left valuable footprints in sands  of time.While, expressing his deepest sympathy on behalf of the government and people of Bayelsa State to the NUJ and their families, Gov. Dickson prayed God to comfort all those they have left behind as well as grant them eternal rest.

This report was prepared by our reporter in Yenagoa

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