The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has joined thousands of mourners who pay tribute to the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Abuja Chapter, Comrade Chuks Ehirim, who died early Thursday morning in one of the hospitals in Abuja, after a brief illness.
The Minister, in a condolence letter addressed to the Chairman of Abuja
Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, delivered by a delegation led by the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister, Malam Abubakar Sani, described late Ehirim as a thorough bred journalist who practiced the profession in line with its ethics, saying that the late journalist left positive imprints, which will make his memory linger for many years to come.
According to him, from the information he has gathered about the late Ehirim, he was really an exceptional professional who always stood for the truth and objectivity in the discharge of his duties as a journalist.
While praying that God Almighty grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss, the Minister also expressed his condolence to the Nigerian
Union of Journalist (NUJ), Abuja Council, for this great loss.
Malam Bello stated that there are valuable lessons to be learnt from the life of Comrade Ehirim, stressing that humility, hard work, honesty and integrity were his guiding principles.