By Linda Ike
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu has facilitated with the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the THISDAY Media Group and ARISE News Channel, Prince Nduka Obaigbena on his 64th birthday anniversary.
Kalu in a statement issued on Friday, noted the contributions of Obaigbena in the growth of journalism profession in Nigeria and Africa.
He said despite the challenges confronting the media industry, THISDAY newspaper and Arise TV are competing favorably with many media brands on the African continent.
He described Obaigbena as a colossus who has through his own consistent and concerted efforts supported the ambitions of many in the profession.
Kalu said, “I congratulate my friend and brother, the media guru, Prince Nduka Obaigbena as he turns 64 today.
“His tremendous contributions in the media industry are well noted and the impact immensely felt. He has contributed a great deal in the promotion journalism profession in the country and beyond.
“Aside his laudable innovations that have shaped Nigeria’s media industry for decades, Obaigbena has also played notable role in the Nigeria’s Political Reform.
“As he turns 64, I wish him a wonderful birthday celebration and many more fruitful years ahead.”