National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Lagos Branch has elected a new set of executive officers to run its affairs for the next three years.
The new executive council is led by Olugbenga Soyele of LEADERSHIP Newspaper as chairman, Babajide Leigh of Silverbird Television as vice chairman, Robert Egbe of the Nation Newspaper as the general secretary, among others.
They were unanimously elected by all the members during the election and were sworn in by the chairman of the association’s electoral committee, Wale Igbintade of the ThisDay Newspaper.
On behalf of the newly elected officials, Soyele thanked members for finding them worthy to serve the Association for the next three years. He assured that the new Exco will work hard to take the Association to greater heights.
The new chairman promised to prioritise the welfare of all the members, as well as ensure that their interests are protected at all times.
He said the new executive officers were committed to upholding the objectives and ethics of journalism profession, and will stick to media logic of social responsibility, ethics and values.
He promised to improve on knowledge acquisition of members by organising workshops, seminars, and webinars.
Soyele maintained that the new executive council shall effectively engage all stakeholders and build new relationships to make sure that their reportorial duties are carried out in a conducive environment devoid of fear and intimidation.
He also praised the immediate chairman of the association, Peter Fowoyoof the DailyTimes, for his commitment and dedication to the general good of members of the Association.