Anambra NUJ thrown into mourning as secretary Ifeoma Anumba dies

Anambra State council of the NUJ has been thrown into mourning following the sudden death of its secretary, princess Ifeoma Anumba.

Sources close to her told Elekenews.blogspot.com that she took ill on Friday and when she visited the hospital for diagnosis, nothing was found on her.

Sources close to her said she also went back on Saturday following persistent dizzy feeling and was latter diagnosed of blood shortage.

Being a strong willed person, she rejected blood transfussion when she was told by the doctor that she had the option  of going home and eating vegetables.

Elekenews.blogspot.com sensed that her refusal to be confined to a hospital bed may be hinged on her busy nature, in which she carries the burden of the NUJ on her shoulders.

The dizzy feeling persisted Sunday night, and she was rushed to the hospital by her younger sister, hours after which she gave up the ghost.

Several comments have been pouring in from journalists in Anambra since after the announcement of hr death.

She has been described by some members of the correspondents chapel of the union as the last pillar that held the NUJ in the state.

Recall that two years ago, Toochukwu Udoji Omelu the former chairman of the union had died.

The. Current leadership of the union has been severally adjudged of being incapable, following failure to convene meetings of the Union

Abumva is seen as the only ally of the former chairman, Omelu who is still in the executive and has been very enthusiastic in carrying out her task.

Her corpse has been deposited in an undisclosed morgue, and her burial arrangement will be made latter.

She us survived by her aged mum, brothers and sisters and also members of the pen fraternity in anambra and beyond.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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