ALABA ALIU OF DEMOCRAT NEWS MAGAZINE BECOMES CHAIRMAN FEDERATED CHAPEL OF NUJ
By Funmilayo Kolade
The Publisher of the Democrat News Magazine and a practising journalist, Mr. Alaba Aliu has been elected as the Chairman of Federated Chapel, of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ondo State Council.
The election and inauguration was conducted by NUJECO under the chairmanship Revd David Akinadewo on August 17th, 2023 at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Pen House behind Adegbemile, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State as members of the chapel came in their numbers.
Earlier at the event, the NUJECO secretary, Mr. Taiwo Gbamila called on the out gone Chairman Mr. Bayo Adediran for his remarks who enumerated his challenges and achievements since inception and also used the medium to advise the new executive members.
Also speaking, the State Chairman of NUJ Prince Leke Adegite was represented by Secretary of Ondo State Council of NUJ, Mr. Meshach Olaluwa who administered the oath of office on Alaba Aliu who in turn administered on other members of the executives said they should be up and doing and that they should make their presence felt at the State Council’s activities.
Former National Officer of the Union and one of the elders of the chapel, Mr. Ebenezer Adeniyan appreciated the Chairman of NUJECO, and the Secretary for the job well done.
He advised the new executive members to work together in unity as to achieve good success.
he said the chapel has the potential to be one of the best and expressed confidence in the newly elected chairman to lead the Chapel to an enviable height and he urged the new excos to start planning towards the 10th anniversary as he expected something tangible and great from the them.
Earlier in his acceptance speech, the newly inaugurated Chairman, Mr. Alaba Aliu said he would stop at nothing to fast track development of the chapel and to promote the welfare of members as well as getting new members enlisted into the chapel.
Other executive members including Miss Precious Oluwole, treasurer, Mr. Ado Adeboye, secretary
Mr. Jimisayo Adebiyi, Vice Chairman
The New Secretary, Mr. Ado Adeboye took the closing remarks appreciated all the participants for the time and they will turn out good.