Bishop Ezeokafor Attends NUJ Monthly Congress, Urges Journalists to Support Soludo Govt


Bishop Ezeokafor, middle, with some of the newly elected executive at his office at St. Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, Awka.

  By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu

The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor recently attended the Month of April Congress of the Nigeria Union of Journalists,NUJ, Anambra Council with a call on the pen pushers to rally round Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State whom he said, was determined to succeed.

Bishop Ezeokafor who made the call while addressing members of the Union at Mr Godwin Ezeemo International Press Centre thanked the newly elected executive for the progress made so far and charged journalists to support the Professor Soludo’s led administration.

The Chief Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Awka who was represented at the Congress by the Director of Social Communications of the Catholic Diocese of Awka and the Digital Director Fides Media,publishers of the popular and widely read Fides Newspaper, Rev. Fr. Dr Martin Anusi presented a purse to the Union to enable them carry out their duty effectively and efficiently. 

Earlier in a remark, the Chairman, NUJ, Anambra' State Council, Comrade Odogwu Emeka Odogwu, PhD  called on members to work for and promote the union in all possible manner with unity of purpose which he said would  keep the union formidable.

Dr. Odogwu expressed satisfaction with the turnout of members and stressed the need for members to work collectively to achieve the common goal of the union.

The congress which was well attended by members of different chapels of the union attracted the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, represented by the Director of Fides Media Reverend Father Martins Anusi,  political aspirants, among others.

The aspirants used the occasion to solicit support from the Nigeria Union of Journalists and reminded them of their aspirations in the forthcoming general elections, assuring of proper representation that would not only benefit their constituencies but also the State in general.

Fides  reports that the congress featured presentation of reports from the NUJ 2022 Subcommittees on progress made so far.



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