By Linda Ike
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Correspondents Chapel has commended the Cross Rivers State Governor, Bassey Edet Otu for appointing Emmanuel Ogbeche as his Chief Press Secretary ( CPS ).
Ogbechi was the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT council before his appointment and also an editor of the Abuja Inquirer Newspapers.
The Chapel described the appointment of the renowned Journalist as a well deserved honour in view of his experience, antecedents and prowess In the pen profession.
In a statement jointly signed on Tuesday, in Abuja by the Chairman of the chapel, Jide Oyekunle and the Secretary, Raphael Oni stated that the Governor made a perfect decision by appointing Ogbeche as his CPS.
The statement reads, “We commend the Cross Rivers State Governor, Sen. Prince Bassey Edet Otu for appointing this gentleman, erudite and seasoned journalist to be part of
your administration. We have no doubt in his.capacity, wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to service and public trust.
” His vast knowledge and expertise in journalism coupled with his loyalty, and trustworthiness makes him highly suited for the crucial role of Chief Press Secretary”
The statement also described Ogbeche as a leader with track records of honesty and excellent qualities as two term Chairman of NUJ FCT Council.
NUJ expressed confidence that the appointment would afford him the opportunity to help drive the agenda of the new government in the state.
” Your appointment is an amazing opportunity which is a reward for your loyalty and many years of hard work towards advancing to course of journalists and journalism.
” We are also so excited on your behalf because you are a great fit for that position and will deliver beyond the expectations of the Governor.
” The entire members and executives of the chapel pray God to grant you the knowledge, wisdom and understanding to perform the new assignment of promoting the image of the Governor ” The statement added.