Benue NUJ Chairman, Victoria Asher Dies After Giving Birth To Twins

January 30, 2021
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Benue State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NIJ), Comrade Victoria Asher, has died after giving birth to twins.

Benue NUJ Chairman, Victoria Asher Dies After Giving Birth To Twins 1

According to a statement issued by the NUJ State Secretary, Moses Akarhan, the NUJ Chairman died 8am on Saturday at the Federal Medical Centre in Makurdi following a cesarean section surgery.

She was delivered of a set of twins – a male and a female – before complications arose.

The deceased who worked with the state-owned radio station became the NUJ Chairman, Benue Council in December 2018 following the death of David Ukuma who held the post for two months before he died.

KanyiDaily had earlier reported that the co-founder of The Future Awards Africa and former partner, Emilia Asim-Ita, also died on Friday after appendicitis surgery.

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