The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Imo State, has congratulated Governor Hope Uzodimma, on the conferment as Governor of the year by the SUN Newspapers.

In a letter to the Governor and signed by Chairman and Secretary of NUJ, Imo State, Chris Akaraonye and Juliet Dim respectively, the Council described the award on the Governor as “uncommon conferment”

“The Chairman, Executive and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Imo State Council write to felicitate with Your Excellency on your uncommon conferment as the ‘Governor of the Year’ award by the SUN PUBLICATION COMPANY” the letter reads. 

“Your Excellency sir, the award is an eloquent testimony of your achievements since you assumed office. 

“You came into office at a precarious time that witnessed the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, outlandish infrastructure decay,  insecurity and monumentous  -nonpayment of arrears of salary and pensions of workers and pensioners respectively. 

“In all, you faced the situation with the heart of a lion and rose up to the occasion. 

“Imo State under your administration sir,  embarked on rapid reconstruction of roads, especially the Owerri-Orlu and Owerri-Okigwe dual carriage roads that are nearing completion. 

“Workers and pensioners no longer complain,  with tranquility fast returning to the state.

“We, therefore, urge Your Excellency not to renege in delivering the dividends of democracy to Imo people as the saying goes, “history will vindicate the just.”

“Sir, be assured of the support and collaboration of Imo NUJ at all times in the discharge of your duties. 

“We pray that God would continually direct and strengthen Your Excellency and his cabinet to uplift Imo State to a glorious and enviable height. 

Kindly accept our unalloyed loyalty and cooperation.


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