Governor Samuel Ortom is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Benue State Council, Mrs Victoria Asher in the early hours of today.
The Governor says the demise of Mrs Asher is a painful loss not only to the media community but also to the entire state.
He describes the late NUJ Chairman as a hardworking woman who related well with others and stood for excellence in the pen profession.
Governor Ortom states that the Government and people of Benue will miss Mrs Asher and her contributions to the state in her chosen profession of journalism.
He prays God to grant her eternal rest and give her husband with the entire family as well as colleagues, particularly the Benue State Council of NUJ, the strength to bear the loss.