Hazards of journalists
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Armed gunmen yesterday kidnapped two journalists in Kaduna.

The journalists are the correspondents of The Nation newspaper and the Blue Print newspaper.

Also kidnapped are the families of the two journalists.

In a statement issued today by the Kaduna State Council of NUJ, signed by Comrade Asmau Yawo Halilu, chairman and Comrade Gambo Santos Sanga, secretary, the union called on the security agencies in the state to swing into action so as to effect their release.

The statement expressed dismay over the unfortunate incident, wondering why innocent journalists ,their wives and children should be kidnapped.

The statement urged all journalists in Kaduna to be vigilant while also pray for the safe release of their abducted colleagues and their families.

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