Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday congratulated Mallam Garba Deen- Muhammad on his election as the President, Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).
Saraki also hailed the emergence of Mr. Steve Ayorinde as the Deputy President and Mrs. Funke Egbemode, Managing Director and Editor-In-Chief of the New Telegraph, who was elected as the Vice-President (West) of the NGE, respectively.
The Senate President expressed confidence that the new officers have what it takes to efectively and efficiently lead the organisation, despite the daunting requirements of their new responsibilities.
He specifically urged Deen- Muhammad and the entire leadership of the NGE to lead the needed change in the journalism profession in the country with the aim of making it more responsive and development focussed.
-Teddy Nwanunobi, Abuja