Uzodima to award media practitioners in Imo


             Governor Hope Uzodima. 

By Jane Amadi

Imo Government under the watch of Governor Hope Uzodima has pledged to give awards of excellences to the media practitioners in the state.

Chief Mbadiwe Emelumba, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy made the disclosure during the  weekend while speaking at the first-anniversary celebration of Ozisa 96.1 FM, in Owerri.

The awards according to the Information Commissioner would be given based on merit in 2021.

He said: “Senator Hope Uzodimma is a very media-friendly Governor. He has approved the setting up of varying awards, in 2021, for serving and deserving media practitioners in Imo State."

He stated that there are sincere and hardworking media practitioners in Imo state.

Emelumba further said that Governor Uzodima has promised to encourage  such persons to motivate them do more while discharging their official duties.

“The Governor is aware that there are sincere and hardworking media practitioners in the state, who should be encouraged to do more for the state and its people. Their efforts should not go unrewarded.

"The awards will include, but not limited to, best crime reporter of the year, best features writer, best reporter, best media house, best human rights reporter",  as well as other categories.

Further, he said that Imo government welcomes a constructive criticism, stressing that what Ozisa 96.1 FM has been doing, helps the administration to identify areas that needs urgent attention.

“I commend the radio station’s management for insisting, through it’s well-tailored programmes that the right things should be done by the government. Ozisa 96.1 FM is the flagship in radio broadcasting, in Imo State," Emelumba said.

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post