The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun Newspapers, has unveiled a weekly pull-out publication called “Oriental News”.
The eight-page publication which was made public on Thursday at the 25th Enugu International Trade Fair, is designed for the South east region.
Unveiling the publication, the Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime, described it as a welcome development for the zone.
Chime, who was represented by the commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Jude Akubuilo, said the government had a cordial relationship with the Sun Newspaper.
He said the government watched the growth of the Sun from inception and that it had become one of the leading papers in the country.
The governor commended the management under the leadership of Femi Adesina, urging it to maintain the tempo of achievements and innovation.
Earlier, Adesina, the managing director and editor-in-chief of the newspaper, said the magazine would enhance the development of the zone and also identify with the needs of the people, serve them and reflect their desires and passions.
“Through the Oriental News, we are delivering a magazine of local news in the immediate environment of our readers while also availing them access to national and international reports,” he said.
The MD said with the launch of Oriental News, the organisation had developed five new special pull-out inserts.
They include the Niger Delta, Chronicle, Arewa, Middle Belt Today and South West News.