Adamawa NUJ loses journalist Villian Murray


The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Adamawa State Council has announced the death of one of their colleagues Villian Murray.

Murray, an active member of the union especially at the level of the Nigerian Association of women Journalists (NAWOJ), was said to have died after a brief illness in Yola.

A statement signed by the Council Secretary Fidelis Jockthan stated that Murray was a staff of Adamawa Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Yola before her demise.

The statement said, “She died on Saturday,4th November 2024 after a brief illness.

” Until her death, late Villian Vigor Murray was the Correspondent attached to cover the Office of the Deputy Governor, Government House, Yola, by her station (ABC Yola)

“She was active in unionism as she served as Vice Chairperson of NAWOJ Adamawa State at one time of her life time.

” Late Villian also contested for the office of Zonal VP, Northeast, (NAWOJ) in 2020 during the 10th Triennial National Delegates Conference of NAWOJ that was held on 14th November 2020 in Minna,Niger State.

” The State Council visited her residence on Saturday afternoon before she passed on in the evening.

” The Council at this trial moments consoled with the Murray family, Management of ABC Yola, NAWOJ, Church and her area of primary assignment, Office of the Deputy Governor, Government House, Yola.

“The state leadership of our great union is liaising with the family to keep our members informed of the burial arrangements.

” The Council also seeks for prayers for the repose of the soul of our late great member.”

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