NUJ President visits Benue Council, interact with corrrespondent’s chapel

Chris Isiguzo,NUJ President addressing members of the Correspondent's chapel in Makurdi

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi

The National President  of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), Mr. Chris Isiguzo has arrived Makurdi the Benue State Capital for a two-day working visit in the various chapels of the  Benue State Council of NUJ.

Nigerian NewsDirect reports that Isiguzo arrived Benue at about 1pm, on  Thursday afternoon, received at Agan by the State EXCO of NUJ led by the chairman, Victoria Asher in company of other Benue journalists.

Earlier, a press statement signed by the NUJ Chairman, Mrs.Victoria Asher and Secretary, Moses Akarhan said Mr. Isiguzo and his entourage are expected to interact with members of the Union in the state to get informed of their challenges and expectations.

The itinerary of the visit shows that the president will address members of the Correspondents Chapel and the State Information Chapel on arrival on Thursday.

The statement also read that the NUJ President would address members of the Radio Benue Chapel at 2pm and address the Voice Chapel at 3pm on same day.

It said there is going to be a special congress at the NUJ House, Makurdi at 4pm where the President will interact with all Journalists in the state.

During the visit, the President will aldo pay a courtesy call on the Commissioner for Information, culture and Tourism, Mrs Ngunan Adingi and on Governor Samuel Ortom on Friday.

The statement encouraged members to participate in all the programme of activities and give the president a memorable reception and stay in Benue State.

In an interactive session with the Correspondent’s chapel, the President stated that he was in the State to fulfill part of his Campaign promises to Nigerian Journalists and Benue State Council in particular to know the peculiar challenges faced in the task of information dissemination so as to be well equipped in order to tackle the challenges headlong.

The president advised Journalists particularly members of the Correspondent’s chapel to always take their job serious as no one will recognize them when they are out of their jobs.


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