By; PATRICK TITUS, Uyo
Akwa Ibom State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has described the victory of Helen Udofa at the poll as National Secretary of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) as a reward for her meritorious service to the association and NUJ.
Helen, who was the immediate past Assistant National Secretary of NAWOJ, emerged victorious over her opponent at the triennial delegates conference at Minna, Niger State yesterday.
NUJ in a release in Uyo, signed by its Chairman, Comrades Amos Etuk and Secretary, Dominic Akpan rejoice over the victory with praises to God who granted Akwa Ibom State and the entire South South delegates the desired victory.
The release also described Comrade Udofa as a proud product of the State Council of the NUJ, and whose contributions and supports, the Union cannot be forgotten in a hurry.
“The election of Comrade Helen Udofa, is not only well deserved, having served meritoriously as Assistant National Secretary, but an acknowledgement of her unwavering commitment to the activities of NUJ and NAWOJ.
“Indeed, ‘the horse was made ready for the day of battle, but victory belongs to the Lord,’ Proverbs 21:31” the Union stated.
“In Comrade Udofa’s election, the NUJ in Akwa Ibom State is on a solid ground to move into national prominence”, the release added.
The Union commended the State leadership of NAWOJ, led by Comrade Uduak Ekong and all the delegates from Akwa Ibom State as well as others from the South-South Zone and across the country for their support to Comrade Udofa.
Also lauded for her support to the emergence of Comrade Udofa, is one best described as the legend, Mrs. Margaret Edem, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Development among others who were on ground in Minna, Niger State to drive the success of this historic election.