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Tighten up Security for Immediate release of Our Members – NUJ Presidential Aspirant

By Uba Abdullahi

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), President Aspirant, Comrade Alhassan Yahaya, has expressed deep grief and shock over the news of the kidnapping of NUJ members and their families in Kaduna State.

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In a statement by Comrade Alhassan Yahaya’s consultative team and made available to media outfits enjoined security agencies to work round the clock and expedite actions for the release of the kidnapped Journalists.

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Comrade Alhassan expressed deep shock on this sad development, stressing that “it is unbecoming to attack and kidnapped a practicing Journalists while undertaking their legitimate duties, what a tragedy.

“We will not relent efforts until we got them freed and reunited with their families” Comrade Yahaya revealed.

It could be recalled that Comrade Abdulgaffar Alabelewe who is the Chairman of the Correspondent Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kaduna State and Correspondent of The Nation Newspaper was kidnapped along with three of his family members at Danhono 2, Millennium City, Kaduna and later around that time Comrade Abdulraheem Aodo of Blueprints Newspaper was also kidnapped alongside his wife.

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“We pray for their immediate release.” The Presidential Aspirant however prayed.


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