Mr Adejoh of NNN died at 54

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Mr Adejoh of NNN died at 54

By; Abdull-Azeez Ahmed Kadir, Kaduna

The death has occurred of Mr. Thomas Adejoh, the Associate Editor, News of the New Nigerian Newspapers after a brief illness at the age of 54 in Kaduna.

Mr Adejo died at the late hours of Monday at Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital after he was rushed there in the morning following complications arising from typhoid fever which he had been battling with weeks before his demise.

An indigene of Abejukolo – Omala in Kogi State, Mr Adejoh joined the services of New Nigerian Newspapers in 1996 as the property page editor of the tittles and rose through the ranks to become the Associate Editor, News, a position he occupied until his death last Monday.

Before joining the services of New Nigerian Newspapers, Mr Adejoh worked with Concord Newspapers, Lagos between 1988 and 1996, the Punch Newspaper, 1985 to 1988 as the Plateau State Correspondent, The Triumph Newspaper, Kano 1982 to 1985 where he actually started his journalism career.

He held a Diploma in Journalism from School of Journalism and Television, Frilsham, Hermitage, Newbury Berkshire in July 1979.

Born on 28th August, 1961, Mr Adejoh is survived by two wives and five children; three males and two females. He will be buried tomorrow Friday in his home town Abejukolo – Omala, in Kogi State.

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