Nigeria Elections: Ekweremadu hails media
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has extolled media practitioners for the important thing function they’ve performed in entrenching democracy within the nation.
He spoke over the weekend, whereas enjoying host to Better Awgu Media Practitioners Association, who paid him a courtesy name in his Enugu residence.
The Deputy President of the Senate stated the press have been very energetic earlier than and after the simply concluded common elections and gave all political events the chance to current their manifestos to the general public.
He maintained that democracy will solely be sustained the place members of the press positively maintain their function in educating members of the general public which in no small approach assist the folks in making knowledgeable selections throughout elections.
Senator Ekwereremadu counseled the association for galvanising themselves and urged them to succeed in out to their colleagues exterior the state who’re excellent for cohesiveness to assist the association in sustaining their laudable objectives.
He assured them of his complete assist towards their upcoming summit and reiterated that almost all points raised by the group for the event of Better Awgu have been being addressed and congratulated them on the election of a few of their members into the zonal and nationwide government boards of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
“I want to begin by appreciating the press for his or her function in entrenching democracy within the nation. You have been very vibrant earlier than, throughout and after the simply concluded elections, which in no small measure helped in impacting the peoples’ knowledgeable selections on the polls.
“In your half as practitioners, I urge you to succeed in out to your colleagues in different components of the nation for consolidation in your numbers. For me we might proceed to do our greatest within the service for our folks.
“We’re already dealing with a number of the points you will have raised and we’re have been in a position to conquer most of them. In truth we’re making progress,” he stated.
Earlier, the patron of the association and commissioner for info in Enugu State, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe and chairman of the association, Mr. Regis Anukwuoji, stated the association had come to congratulate Senator Ekweremadu on his election into the Senate for an unprecedented fifth time and notify him of its upcoming financial summit geared toward offering a street map for the event of the realm.
Senator Ekweremadu additionally performed host to the Better Awgu Welfare Association (GAWA), Enugu State University of Science and Expertise (ESUT) and urged them to all the time try for excellence as they play strategic roles in offering purposeful schooling which is the catalyst for the event of all societies.
Ekweremadu applauded members of the association for his or her contribution in direction of the expansion of ESUT right into a centre of educational excellence including that its members have been eminently certified to carry management positions on the university.
He reiterated his need to open up more financial corridors for the folks of the zone by attracting and sustaining initiatives similar to roads, electrical energy and water that can create financial alternatives and improve the standard of lifetime of the folks.
The chairperson of GAWA, Lady Gladys Ukamaka Ude stated the association got here to felicitate with Senator Ekweremadu on his reelection as senator representing Enugu west senatorial zone.
In the meantime, Senator Ekweremadu over the weekend donated a set of palm oil processing machine to Mr. Theophilus Ivo. The donation is a part of an ongoing scheme by Senator Ekweremadu to spice up agriculture output in Enugu west via the supply of assorted agricultural produce processing machines to farmers.
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