It was a moment of elated bliss and celebration of victory, when the new Executive Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State, paid a solidarity visit to the Grand Patron of the union Zone – F (South South), Mr. Ephraim Akparawa Inyang-Eyen.
The brief event which took place, Monday, at the conference room, Ministry of Works, Uyo, was also witnessed by the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Akwa Ibom State, Comrade Solomon Bassey and Chairperson, National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Akwa Ibom, Mrs. Uduak Ekong.
Inyang-Eyen, who is the Commissioner for Works, Akwa Ibom State, was awarded the Grand Patron of the NUJ Zone F( South South Nigeria) in November 2017 and has over the years, helped and supported the media through human capacity development and patronage. He has, however, promised to do more for the Amos Etuk led NUJ in Akwa Ibom.
The new executive council came into existence after a peaceful election on Friday, 2nd August 2019, at the NUJ Press Centre, Uyo.
It has Comrade Amos Etuk; Chairman, Mrs. Nene Afia; Vice Chairman and Comrade Dominic Akpan; Secretary. Others are Comrade Mfon Hanson; Assistant Secretary, Comrade Imaikop Robert; Treasurer, Comrade Emmanuel Silas; Financial Secretary and Comrade Anietie Esu; Auditor.