Boko Haram: Channels TV Officially Confirms Reporters Death In Kano
SAN FRANCISCO, January 21, (THEWILL) – A statement on Channels television Friday night officially confirmed the death of Channels Television Kano reporter, Mr. Enenche Akogwu, who was killed by the Boko Haram in Kano during an orchestrated multiple attacks targeting security agencies.
“Channels Television officially confirms, with great sadness, the death of our reporter Enenche Akogwu who was killed in the Kano city’s multiple attacks on Friday. â€¨â€¨The 31-year-old reporter was shot by unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect, outside the Kano state government house while in the line of duty.â€¨â€¨Akogwu graduated Benue State University in 2004 and joined Channels Television as a reporter in the nation’s capital city of Abuja, two years ago. He was later made the station’s correspondent in Kano. â€¨â€¨A resourceful and fearless reporter, Enenche Akogwu covered the northern region uncovering breaking stories and events across the troubled northern region. â€¨â€¨He was the winner of Channels Television’s 2011 Chairman’s award and was honoured at the station’s end of the year celebration. â€¨â€¨Akogwu had only returned to Kano two days ago after spending some time in Lagos.
“The management is deeply saddened by the death of their courageous reporter,” the station said.