The Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has hailed the appointment of Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, who was a former Chief Correspondent (Government House, Asaba) and former chapel chairman, The Pointer newspaper as Special Assistant on Media to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
In a statement released on Friday, Delta NUJ said Egugbo’s appointment was yet another plus for Journalists serving in the present administration of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.
The statement signed by the Council Chairman, Michael Ikeogwu and Secretary, Churchill Oyowe, described the appointment as a deserving reward for diligence, dedication and ingenuity.
The statement observed that Egugbo, over the years in reporting Delta State Government House, gave an excellent account of himself, saying that the appointment was therefore a reward for more display of excellence.
The council, while thanking Governor Okowa for the appointment, expressed confidence that Comrade Egugbo would make the union proud in the course of service to the state government.
The statement enjoined media practitioners in the state to always carry themselves with high sense of dignity in carrying out the assignment by ensuring that the ethics of the profession was upheld. It added that due diligence and hard work will always attract recognition and reward.