August 18, 2021
By Golok Nanmwa, Jos
7 journalists, all staff of the Plateau Radio Television Corporation (PRTV) Rayfield late Tuesday night escaped death by the whiskers when their vehicle came under heavy attack by miscreants at Dandinkowa Jos South local government council of the state.
Also the vehicle in which the newsmen were in was badly damaged by the miscreants.
Our correspondent reports that the 7 Journalists were returning home in a vehicle which was conveying staff on Night duty to their respective homes at 10:30pm 17/08/2021 at the close of the station.
One of the Journalists who escaped the sad incident told our correspondent that their vehicle was badly vandalised .
In his words, “we thank God because if the attack was successfully executed, our organization would have been burying seven members of its dedicated staff by now but thank God we survived by the whiskers.
“We ran into a road block which we all thought was manned by the police and vigilantee just to be descended upon by the miscreants who came out from every direction. He added .
Reacting to this development, the Chairman of Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) Plateau State Council Paul Jatau condemned the unwarranted assaults on the newsmen and called on security operatives to be more alert.
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