The Governing Board, Management and staffers of the Nigeria News Agency , on Thursday celebrated Mr Charles Ojugbana, a retiring Director in the federal information ministry, who represented the ministry on NAN’s governing board.
At the ceremony held in Abuja, Malam Wada Maida, the Chairman of NAN Governing Board, said that the outgoing member had contributed positively to the decisions of the board.
He said that the vacuum created by his retirement would be difficult to fill because of his wealth of experience and willingness, at all times, to contribute to the development of NAN.
Maida said that the board would continue to tap from the wealth of experience of the outgoing board member by reaching out to him when necessary.
In his remark, Mr Ibrahim Mammaga, the Acting Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of NAN, said that the outgoing board member would be remembered for his wealth of experience and belief in due process.
He said that Ojugbana had contributed to the development of NAN through excellent suggestions and willingness to receive NAN management at difficult times.
“This ceremony is in recognition of his excellent service to the development of NAN,” Mammaga declared. .
In his remark, Ojugbana commended NAN board and management for packaging the event, adding that it was a “good and encouraging initiative”.
He described the board chairman as a “detribalised Nigerian always ready to accommodate every Nigerian irrespective of tribe, religion and ethnic background”.
Ojugbana pledged to continue to offer necessary support to the board and management of NAN, adding that his doors would remain open for the agency.
Edited by Abiemwense Moru/Ephraims Sheyin (NAN)
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