The Zamfara Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the death of Hamisu Danjibga, a reporter with the Voice of Nigeria.
A statement signed by the Council Secretary, Ibrahim Ahmad in Gusau on Wednesday said: “The union regrets to announce the death of Hamisu Danjibga of Voice of Nigeria whose body was found in a soakaway behind his house three days after missing.
“The discovery of his corpse was a result of an unpleasant odour smelt by some Islamiya children in the evening of Wednesday who drew the attention of their teachers.
“After breaking the soakaway the dead body was confirmed to be that of Danjibga by his family and some neighbours.
“His funeral rites had since been observed according to Islamic injunctions.”
The union extended its heartfelt condolence to the family, Voice of Nigeria and the entire people of the state.
The council, while expressing deep concern over the nature of Danjibga’s demise, appealed to the security agencies to thoroughly investigate the matter and bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to justice.