The Delta State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has on Monday congratulated Comrade Patrick Ochei and Patricia Gbemudu for their appointments and inauguration into Delta State Child Rights Implementation Committee
This is contained in a statement signed by the Chairman of the union, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu and made available to journalists.
Ikeogwu affirmed that the appointments of the two members of the State Working Committee of NUJ were well deserving.
He said the capacity of the Vice Chairman of the State Council of NUJ, Comrade Patrick Ochei, had never been in conflict adding that the Union supported him to represent its interest in the Committee.
Speaking further, he stated that the appointment of the Chairman of the State Chapter of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Comrade Patricia Gbemudu, to represent the Ministry of Information was equally well deserved.
Ikeogwu applauded the Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for the quantum of appointments given to journalists in his administration, maintaining it was a sign of robust working synergy and partnership with the media in the State.
The chairman, moreover, charged the Committee to live up to expectation by ensuring that the content of the law is vigorously applied in the child’s right implementation processes in order to avoid unnecessary litigations.
He also advised the Committee to diligently and strictly monitor the activities of those responsible for child adoption in the State, adding that it had been a peculiar aspect of abusing the rights of children.
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