Akwa Ibom NUJ Felicitate with AKHA Speaker

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– Eulogizes Him on Appointment of Emmanuel Effiong

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Akwa Ibom  State Council, has felicitated with Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey on his  emergence as the Speaker of the 7th Assembly of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

In a press release jointly signed by the State Chairman,  Elder Patrick Albert and secretary, Comrade Amos Etuk and made available to newsmen, the Union expressed optimism that Rt.  Hon. Aniekan Bassey led 7th Assembly will do well.

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“We have explicit confidence in your capacity to lead the House in its legislative duties towards the development of Akwa Ibom State successfully throughout your tenure”, the statement read.

The Union also thanked the Speaker for the appointment of one of thier own, Comrade Emmanuel Effiong as his Chief Press Secretary.

According to the press statement, the Union also described Comrade Effiong as a career journalist and a member of the State Working Committee (SWC) of NUJ in the State, adding that Effiong is an industrious member who has distinguished himself in various capacity of the Union in the State.

“This appointment falls in line with the expectations of our Union, as we insist on the appointment of core professional Journalists as Media Managers”.

“Surely, Mr. Effiong’s wealth of experience will boost your media relations and sustain the cooperation between the Media and Legislature in the State”, the statement further read.

Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council also assured that Comrade Emmanuel Effiong will remain resolute and very committed  to his appointment and shall discharge his assigned responsibility with full sense of responsibility according to the ethics that govern journalism profession.

The Union further expressed optimism that the speaker of the House will focus immensely on issues and legislations that will foster new templates that will build more positive milestones with all arms of Government in the developmental process of the State.

Mfon Okon