The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ ,Cross River State Council, Comrade Gill Nsa has announced the appointment of the AIT Senior Correspondent in the State,Alhaji Rasheed Olanrewaju Zubair as the ex-officio and Member of the state working committee of Union.
This followed a unanimous acceptance by the members in a voice vote during the monthly Congress at the Ernest Etim Bassey Press Centre, Calabar.
Comrade Nsa described Rasheed as a hardworking,dependable,reliable and a true Nigerian who has contributed largely to the development of Journalism as well as Socio-political landscape of Cross River Stste.
“I welcome my brother and friend ,a long time Comrade in the struggle to move Cross River State Council forward, into the New Executive of this great Union.
“I have no doubt that Rasheed will join to progressively develop our great union in the effort to change the Union for the betterment of our members” he said.
Accepting the new responsibility, Olanrewaju commended the Union leadership and the elders for finding him fit and worthy to be part of the newly elected executive members of Cross River State Council of NUJ.
According to Rasheed, Cross River State has become my home and I will join the members of the new exco to change the narrative of NUJ for better,insha Allah.
Comrade Gill Nsa and his executive were elected on the 6th of july,2022, following the expiration of the Victor Udu led administration. He defeated Oka Ibor of the State owned Nigerian Chronicle in a keenly contested election conducted by the national officers of the NUJ.