Scribes mourn late colleague Aidokanya

Benedict AidokanyaEMEKA OKONKWO
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has mourned the passing of veteran journalist, Benedict Aidokanya.

Aged 59, he slumped and passed away on Monday afternoon near his house at Gomari Airport area in Maiduguri while attending to some family matters.

Until his death on Monday, he was the Borno State Correspondent of the Nigerian Pilot.

He had been an official of the chapel in various capacities for about 13 years, his last position being the treasurer of the union.

He attended St Joseph Primary School, Effeye at Ipole and Community Secondary School, Ogboju at Otukpo Local Government of Benue State. He bagged a Diploma in Mass Communication at the Plateau School of Business Studies in the 80s.

He is regarded as one of the oldest members of the Correspondents’ Chapel having served in Borno for about 20 years.

“His humility, calmness and promptness to official engagements have been acknowledged by members and many people that knew him,” Timothy Olanrewaju, Secretary of the Correspondents’ Chapel, said.

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