The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Rivers State Council, has expressed shock over the sudden death of Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant on Electronic Media to Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
The Union in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary, Stanley Job Stanley and Ike Wigodo respectively,commiserated with Governor Wike and the Nwakaudu family over the untimely loss of their beloved one.
The statement described Nwakaudu as a loyal, hard working and dedicated aide who helped the Wike administration publicise its programmes in no small measure.
Nwakaudu died on Sunday at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) after a brief illness.
He was appointed Special Assistant to the governor on Electronic Media in 2015 shortly after Governor Wike was sworn in as Governor of Rivers State.
The NUJ prayed God to give Governor Wike and the deceased’s family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Stanley Job Stanley – Chairman
Ike Wigodo -Secretary