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FCT Minister congratulates Emmanuel Ogbeche on re-election as NUJ Chairman

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Federal Capital Territory, FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello on Mondays congratulated Emmanuel Ogbeche on his re-election as the Chairman of the FCT Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, (NUJ).

His congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye.

DAILY POST recalls that Ogbeche had during an election of the Abuja NUJ, polled 450 of the 518 total votes cast to defeat his major opponent, Donald Ugwu of the News Agency of Nigeria who scored 59 votes.

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The Minister noted that Ogbeche was the first Council Chairman to win a re-election bid in almost two decades, his victory signifies a purposeful leadership.

Malam Bello congratulated the Council for the peaceful conduct of the election and also felicitated with other members of the new Executive Committee.

The Minister welcomed the pledge by the Council Chairman to work with the Federal Capital Territory Administration to realize the objectives of “a city that works for all”.

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Bello also pledged that the FCT Administration would continue to render support to the NUJ to ensure good governance in the nation’s capital.

He wished the new Chairman and his team a very successful tenure in office.

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