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NGE presidency: Akiotu receives acclaim

Posted by By REMI ADEFULU on 2008/06/19 | Views: 1855 |

NGE presidency: Akiotu receives acclaim


An aspirant for President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mr. Tony Akiotu, has said he was humbled by the widespread commendation so far received as deputy president of the senior journalistsí body.

An aspirant for President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mr. Tony Akiotu, has said he was humbled by the widespread commendation so far received as deputy president of the senior journalistsí body.

A statement from his campaign organization said this followed the renowned sportscasterís nationwide campaign to solicit support for his candidature from stakeholders.
An elated Akiotu promised to implement to the letter all that was printed in his manifesto and handbills to the best of his ability.

The blueprint, he said, covers strategies for strengthening and empowering the Guild and its members to ethical practice and the institution of awards for excellence, among others.
Already, the campaign train is set to different parts of the country to ensure that Akiotu who is currently the executive director, News, of Daar Communication, owner of Ray Power Radio and AIT clinches the prized position, the statement said.

This, it said, would enable the NGE presidential hopeful to further sell his message of rebranding and re-focusing the senior journalistsí body for the challenges ahead.
According to the campaign train, the renowned sportscaster has the experience and capacity to do these given his extensive experience as a two-term deputy president of the NGE.

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