Chief Uzu was killed in a ghastly auto crash few kilometers to Zaria Northwest Nigeria, on February 4, 2020, when he was accompaning his daughter to Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria for admission.
In his condolence message, the leader of the delegation, Comrade Abbas Ibrahim said, “we are here to condole the Executive Committee of Kaduna State Council, all the members and friends of the Council over the death of Dominic. We received the news with rude shock. We know him as a very good professional journalist. He was a hard worker and very friendly with everyone”. He said.
“We pray that God will have mercy on him and grant his soul eternal rest. We also pray that God will give the family the courage and fortitude to bear the loss of their bread winner.” He said
In his response, the Counclil Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalist Kaduna State, Comrade Adamu Yusuf, said, we appreciate Kano State Council of NUJ for their concern to come all the way Kano over late Dominic’s demise.
He said his death was a great loss not only to Kaduna State Council but to the pen profession as a whole.
On behalf of Council, we express our appreciation to Kano State Council, brothers and colleagues who are here to condole the Kaduna council over the death of Dominic Uzu, our former council secretary.
On that fateful morning, he was at the NUJ Secretariat with his daughter whom he was taking to ABU Zaria for admission on the day he met his death along Kaduna-Zaria highway.