Ms. Ijeoma Uba
ASABA-The Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has congratulated Ms. Ijeoma Uba on her appointment as the General Manager of the frontline radio station in the state, Trend 100.9 FM.
According to the press statement, signed by the Chairman of the State Council of NUJ, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu, “the appointment of Ms Uba is well deserved”, stating that the new GM has the tenacity to fit into any task assigned to her as far as journalism and broadcasting are concerned.
Ikeogwu eulogized the sterling qualities of Ms Ijeoma, maintaining that she has never failed in any of her professional duties and conduct. He affirmed that Ijeoma as a Secretary of a chapel in NUJ and holding positions in various Committees of the Union in the past, has remained one journalist that is dependable, resilient and intelligently responsive to tasks and services.
” We are not surprised that as one of the pioneer staff of the Radio Station, Ijeoma has climbed to the position of GM in no time. It shows of how dutiful and smartly impeccable she has positioned herself in the line of duty and practice”, the statement read in part.
The Chairman of NUJ, however, advised Ijeoma to deploy her wealth of experience in community journalism to play in the station’s operations, adding that the state is desirous of a broadcast station with more inclination to community broadcasting.
He further commended the Trend Management for their capacity in changing the paradigm in radio broadcasting, adding that since the historic arrival of privately owned radio stations in the state, there has been more ventilation on information dissemination to Deltans. He urged the vibrant station, likewise others to do more in holding government accountable, while mounting a watchdog surveillance on the society.