The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has expressed its gratitude to the President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari for conferring on the Union’s President, Christopher Ikechukwu Isiguzo the award of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
The Union equally commended President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, immediate past DG of NTA and Mr Femi Adesina, Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media who received the award of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and Malam Halilu Ibrahim Dantiye, former President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors-NGE who was conferred with Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).
According to a statement signed by the Union’s National Secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman, “we felicitate with these worthy Ambassadors of the Union.
“Chief Christopher Isiguzo, MFR, certainly has the creativity and determination to do so many things in an extraordinary way. The Union’s NEC joins him in feeling proud for his most recent achievement. Warm congratulations to our dear leader”, the statement said.
The Union also commended the ability of the NUJ President to relentlessly search for solutions to problems and find innovative ways to improve the fortunes of the Union. These he said, “are the keys to this success and many more to come.
It should be also noted that the President’s perseverance is an inspiration to everyone in the National Executive Council of the Union and undoubtedly, he has earned all the accolades coming his way.
While encouraging all the award recipients to continue to do more, the union extended to them, as always, its profound support.