Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has congratulated Comrade Sonia Unobunjo on her election as the 5th Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Delta State chapter.
In a congratulatory message on Monday, Aniagwu felicitated the newly-elected NAWOJ chairperson and members of her executive and wished them a successful tenure.
The Commissioner expressed willingness to continue having a robust and sustained working relationship with the ministry and NAWOJ.
“On behalf of management and staff of the Delta State Ministry of Information, I congratulate you on your election as the Chairperson of Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Delta State chapter.
“Over the years you have given a good account of yourself as a well-trained journalist and comrade in the struggle.
“These years of hard work and dedication no doubt culminated in the implicit confidence reposed in you and members of your exco by NAWOJ Delta Chapter to lead them.
“It is my wish that you use your good office to foster good working relationship between your colleagues and our ministry and the entire state government.
“As you commence the journey of your leadership of the union, it is my prayer that God will grant you the wisdom to pilot the affairs of the union to glory of God and humanity,” Aniagwu stated.
Also, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Chief Press Secretary to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Comrade Sonia Unobunjo on her emergence as the 5th Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Delta State chapter.
Unobunjo defeated her only opponent, Comrade Anthonia Mowah, in the election held in Asaba at the weekend, with 107 votes against Mowah’s 46 votes.
In the congratulatory message, Ifeajika wished the newly-elected NAWOJ chairperson and members of her executive a successful tenure.
He expressed optimism for a sustained cordial working relationship between his office and NAWOJ.
“On behalf of my colleagues in the Governor’s media team, I convey our hearty and warm felicitations to you on your election as the Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Delta State chapter.
“I have followed your leadership trajectory and contributions to unionism in the journalism practice in Delta, and I’m not surprised that your colleagues in the state chapter of the association found you worthy to lead them.
“As a thorough professional, it’s expected that you will ensure that the tenets of journalism are upheld at all times by practitioners in the state.
“This, certainly, will protect the nobility and integrity of the profession and ensure that credibility is not compromised in any circumstance.
“May God Almighty guide you in your service to your members, the state and nation,” he stated.