2023 Elections: Ebonyi NUJ Appeals To Members On Safety Measures


Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi State council has appealed for more caution on the part of Journalists as preparations for 2023 general elections gain momentum.

After exhustive deliberations on critical issues affecting Journalists in the State, the affairs of the Council and the general political atmosphere in the State, the Union appreciated it’s members for displaying high sense of responsibility, commitment and dedication to the discharge of their duties.

Chairman of the Council, Comrade Tonyi Nwizi explained that Journalists in Ebonyi State are more than ever committed to sustaining their contribution to the socio economic and political development of the State through objective news reportage and publications.

A communique issued yesterday after its Congress at the Council’s Press Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital stated that, “The Council is working assiduously to ensure the safety of journalists in their line of duty as preparation for 2023 election gets underway and we calls on Security agencies and major actors in political circle to see Journalists as partners in progress”.

“That the NUJ in Ebonyi State is satisfied with the overwhelming infrastructural and human capital development taking place across the state courtesy of the state Governor, Engr. Apostle David Nweze Umahi and urge him not to relent in restoring the lost glory of the state.

“That NUJ Ebonyi State commends His Excellency Chief David Nweze Umahi for accepting the clarion call by the people of the state to contest the Presidential Election come 2023 and enjoined Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion or political leaning to support his aspiration for equity, political inclusiveness and a better Nigeria.

The union assured him of it’s support by ensuring that his numerous good projects, policies and progress continue to dominate media spaces to the glory of God .


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