As campaigns towards the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) November 24 Triennial Delegates Conference get underway, the NUJ FCT Council has passed a vote of confidence on its candidates in the elections, Ladi Bala of NTA, and Chizoba Ogbeche.
Secretary, NUJ FCT Council, Comrade Ochiake Ugwu, and NAWOJ FCT Chapter chairperson, Comrade Anne Daniel, endorsed the candidates, Saturday in Abuja, during the flag-off of re-election campaign of the NAWOJ National President, Ladi Bala.
The chairperson noted that following decision reached during the Chapter’s Congress held on October 28, 2023 where the candidates were adopted NAWOJ FCT was hosting the delegates’ conference with the slogan: Hosting to win.
She urged other state, especially within the North Central geo-political region to support and vote the chapter’s candidate for the position of Vice President Zone D, Chizoba Ogbeche.
Also, speaking, the NUJ Council secretary noted that the FCT was going.to the elections with two candidates; president and vice president Zone D.
He maintained that the NUJ would provide all the needed support to NAWOJ FCT to ensure their candidates emerged victorious, adding that victory for NAWOJ FCT was also victory for NUJ FCT Council.
Similarly, three former NAWOJ presidents: Chief Moji Makanjuola, Kande Daniel, and Evelyn Onyilo, also gave their blessings and support to the candidates.
The former presidents who pledged support for Comrades Bala and Ogbeche, urged them to remain focused and shun politics of rancour and acrimony.