April 13, 2024

Edo NUJ Lauds Obaseki’s Support To Journalists


L-R: Chairman, Edo State Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Festus Alenkhe; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his Chief of Staff, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha, during a hangout with journalists at the NUJ Secretariat in Benin City.

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By Simeon OSAJIE

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The Chairman of Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Festus Alenkhe has expressed appreciation to the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for his support to the union over the years.

He made the appreciation when the Governor visited the secretariat of NUJ, Oba Oguola Press Centre, 1, Gabriel Igbinedion Way, GRA., Benin City. He also prayed the Governor to sustain his support for the union.

Governor Obaseki’s visit to the Press Centre in Benin City was to hang out with journalists and solicit their continuous support to the state government.

The governor disclosed that the visit to the union’s secretariat was also to strengthen the bond between the state government and journalists in the state.

He lauded the union’s leadership for its giant strides, including the sanity that the present executive brought into journalism practice in the state.

He lauded the infrastructural development of the present leadership of the Edo State NUJ has brought to the Press Centre, describing it as an uncommon transformation.

According to the Governor, the vision of the Comrade Festus  Alenkhe’s  led State NUJ in the area of physical development  is in line with the Make Edo Great Again (MEGA) agenda of the present Edo state government.

He assured the journalists that his administration would continue to identify with the union at all times.

During the visit, the Governor announced the provision of a Coaster Bus to the union and the installation of internet facility to the Press Centre, using the state government installed fibre.

Highpoint of the visit was the presentation of a compendium of qualified members of the Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and a guided tour of the NUJ Press Centre where the Governor freely interacted with guests of the union and visitors alike.

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