NUJ Presidential Election: Isiguzo retains position, says election vote of confidence

Comrade Chris Isiguzo, on Thursday, in Umuahia Abia State, retained his position as the president of Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), for a period of three years.

The deputy national president, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Joe Ajaero, who announced the results of the election, said Isiguzo from zone C in the South-East, polled 665 votes to win his opponent, from Kaduna North-West in zone A, Yusuf Idris, who scored only 15 votes during the “NUJ 7th triennial delegates’ conference with the theme, “The Role of the Media in Times of National Renewal,”

However, Barrister Dogwo Akasco administered the oath of office, as supporters of Isiguzo and others elected exchange pleasantries.

In his post-election speech, Chris Isiguzo appreciated members of the NUJ for the confidence reposed in him, adding that the new executive would need their maximum support to take the council to the next level.

Isiguzo assured that he would not disappoint the union and described the second mandate given to them as a vote of confidence.

He further assured that his second tenure would be better, stating that he would soon reel out his agenda, promising to be more committed and diligent in service.

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