WIFE of Anambra State Governor, Ebelechukwu Obiano is to be honoured with the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) 2018 Most Outstanding Charity Award for her contributions to humanity through her pet projects by Anambra State Council of NUJ as part of the activities to mark the council’s 2018 Press Week/Awards.
According to a statement signed by the union chairman, Emmanuel Ifesinachi and the secretary, Emma Udeagha, the press week will commence with a church service to be held on Sunday at The Cathedral Church of St. Faith, Awka.
This year’s press week with the theme: ‘Party Politics, Hate Speech and the Media’, aimed to enable journalists and media executives to reflect on the development of Anambra State and Nigeria will be opened on Monday, at the Godwin Ezeemo International Press Centre, Awka.
Other awardees are Mr. H.H Karma, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 9, Umuahia, Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Chief Chinedu Obidigwe.
The state governor, Willie Obiano is expected to grace the occasion as distinguished guest of honour. Other guests expected at the press week are Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, Chairman Orient Group, Mr. Godwin Ezeemo, NUJ President, Chris Isiuzo and the managing director, National Light Newspapers, Sir Chuka Nnabuife.