By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council has declared a seven-day period of mourning following the tragic death of its former secretary, Chief Dominic Uzu,c which sad event occurred in a Travis fatal accident along Kaduba-Zaria Highway on Tuesday February 4, 2020.
This was contained in a statement signed by its Assistant Secretary, Shindong Bakla, made available on Tuesday evening.
“To this end, the NUJ State Council has declared 7 days mourning from tomorrow Wednesday 5th February, 2020,” it stated.
The council expressed devastating at the news which it described as shocking.
“With heavy heart, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) , Kaduna State Council announced the sudden death of one of our Outstanding member. Chief Dominic Eze Uzu.
“He died today, Tuesday February 4th, 2020 following a ghastly motor accident on Kaduna – Zaria Road,” it stated.
The council said that the late Chief Dominic Eze Uzu was a former staff of New Nigeria Newspapers and held several positions in NUJ up to the position of State Secretary.
“Chief Dominic Uzu was also the National Coordinator and One of the Founders of Arewa online Publishers Association, a position he held until his death.
“He died leaving behind a wife 4 children and several relatives.
“A condolence register will be opened at the Secretariat,” it said.