NUJ Abuja Council congratulates NGE new Leadership



The Nigerian Union Journalists FCT, (Abuja) Council has congratulated the newly elected Executive members the Nigerian Guild Editors, NGE led by the Deputy Managing director of  The Sun publishing company, Mr. Femi Adesina, their won election.

In a press statement by the Chairman the NUJ FCT (Abuja) Council, comrade Chuks Ehirim,  the Union stated that the NGE election is worthy commendation especially with the caliber persons who have emerged to lead the group the next years.

Ehirim added that the NGE election could be favourably compared to NUJ Abuja Council election, 7 July, 2012, which was a pan Nigerian exercise that was devoid rancour.

He urged the new leadership of NGE to reposition the association the ongoing struggle the enthronement of genuine democracy in Nigeria, stating that journalists have in the forefront of the crusade for a credible, free and fair electoral system in Nigeria.

He regrets however that the over the years has shown that we have not gotten to the promised land and therefore he uses this opportunity to appeal to every Nigerian journalist most especially the leadership and members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, to redouble their efforts in the current to ensure that the country gets an electoral system where the votes of the people counts and not the one where people occupy elective offices without the genuine mandate of the electorate.


 

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