Nigerian Editors Elect New President

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By Tosin Omoniyi

The Nigeria Guild of Editors, NGE, has elected Garba Deen Muhammad as its new president.

Muhammad was elected at a special convention of the Guild which held during its just concluded annual conference, at Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.




     

     

    Muhammad will replace Femi Adesina, who was recently appointed as Special Adviser Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Muhammad, who deputized for Adesina, was elected after a recommendation made by a standing committee set up by the Guild after the exit of Adesina.

    Meanwhile, the Guild’s vice president (West), Steve Ayorinde, and immediate past Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of National Mirror was also elected as deputy president of the Guild while Funke Egbemode, Managing Director/ Editor-in-Chief of the New Telegraph was subsequently elected to replace Ayorinde as Vice President for West. 

    Garba Deen Muhammad, a journalist and columnist is a former editor of the Daily Trust newspaper, the flagship publication of Media Trust Limited. 

     

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