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Abia: Gov. Ikpeazu reveals plans for journalists

Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia state, has guaranteed writers, that his organization will keep on making strides that will bolster the free progression of data and set up measures that will permit columnists to do their work in a climate that is sheltered and secure.

The Governor expressed this on Friday while pronouncing open the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigeria Union of Journalists as of now holding at the Dr. Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.

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Respecting the pioneers of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) from the nation over to Abia State, Ikpeazu who was spoken to by his Deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, guaranteed the refined men of the pen calling that his organization will keep on supporting crafted by columnists, since, Press Freedom remained a vital part of the law based procedure.

The Governor guaranteed the writers that his organization was additionally dedicated to the culmination of the NUJ Press Center in Abia State, expressing gratitude toward the columnists for choosing an Abia child, Comrade Chris Isiguzor as their National President.

As indicated by the Governor, “Two columnists from the Ministry of Information were as of late raised to the situation of Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil Service. This is a reasonable sign of the earnestness with which this administration takes columnists”.

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Leader of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Chris Isiguzor respected his partners to his home state and sketched out uncertainty and security as the real difficulties confronting columnists in the nation.

Day by day POST reports that the occasion which was led by a previous Secretary to the Government of Abia state, Pastor Ralph Egbu, likewise had in participation, the Secretary to the Government, Barrister Chris Ezem, Honorable Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, previous National President of the NUJ and a former Commissioner for Information in Abia State, Comrade Bonnie Iwuoha, and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Abia State, Elder Ifeanyi Agbai, and so forth.

Likewise, individuals from the NUJ National Executive Council comprising of Chairmen of the 36 States Chapters, Zonal Vice Presidents, and so forth were at the occasion.