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Nigerian Guild of Editors gets new leaders

Nigerian Guild of Editors gets new leaders

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Friday elected a new set of leaders that would pilot their affairs for the next two years with Eze Anaba, an editor at Vanguard newspaper as the new president.

Anaba alongside others emerged victorious at the 2023 NGE’s biennial convention which took place in Owerri, Imo State.

He polled 250 votes to defeat his rival, Bolaji Adebiyi of THISDAY newspaper who got 81 votes.

Iyobosa Uwugiaren was returned as General Secretary, while Steve Nwosu also retained his seat as Treasurer.

Over 340 editors from all parts of Nigeria converged on Owerri for the convention which was declared open by Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State.

Anaba took over from Mustapha Isah.

Some officials who returned unopposed include Husseina Bangshika as Deputy President; Kabir Alabi Garba, Vice President West; Gabriel Akinadewo Folajimi, Assistant Secretary; Umoru Ibrahim, Vice President North; Muhammad Sanusi Jibrin and Paulyn Owhievbie Ugbodaga, both Standing Committee members from North; Charles Kalu, Social/Publicity Secretary; Sheddy Ozoene, Vice President East; Chinedu Egere and Dom Isute, Standing Committee for Eastern part of Nigeria; as well as Onuoha Ukeh, Rose Moses and Oluwole Sogunle as Standing Committee for the West.


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Faruk Khalil
Faruk Khalilhttps://nigeriansketch.com/
Khalil Faruk (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), has a Bachelors and Master's degree in Political Science and has worked as a reporter, features editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief respectively in a leading Nigerian daily. He has undergone trainings in journalism, photo journalism and online journalism within and outside Nigeria.

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