‘Inya, A Shining Example Of Creative Journalism ‘, Prof. Odoh Hails Ebonyi Journalist On NMMA Award

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By Wisdom Nwedene, Abakaliki

The Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Professor Benard Odoh has hailed a journalist with New Telegraph, Mr Uchenna Inya for emerging
as the MOST INNOVATIVE REPORTER OF THE YEAR in Nigeria.

Odoh, in a statement made available to our correspondent by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, on Monday, said the award which was conferred on him by the Board of trustees of the Nigerian Media Merit Award ceremony for the year 2022 held in Lagos over the weekend is not only very deserving but a worthy attestation of the diligence and innovative spirit of Ebonyians in every of their chosen fields of endeavour.

He noted that this is despite the daunting challenges facing journalism practice particularly in Ebonyi State and the accompanying lack of support from government and other critical stakeholders

The statement reads in parts,

“I received with great cheers the news of the emergence of Ebonyi-born print media journalist, Mr. Uchenna Inya as the MOST INNOVATIVE REPORTER OF THE YEAR in Nigeria.”

“The award which was conferred on him by the Board of trustees of the Nigerian Media Merit Award ceremony for the year 2022 held in Lagos over the weekend is not only very deserving but a worthy attestation of the diligence and innovative spirit of Ebonyians in every of their chosen fields of endeavour.”

“This is despite the daunting challenges facing journalism practice particularly in Ebonyi State and the accompanying lack of support from government and other critical stakeholders.”

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“Defeating two of his colleagues; one from his stable and another from a different platform to clinch this award and emerging the second runner-up in the Print Journalist of the year category was a delightful reward for an excellent career year in journalism practice.”

“I, on behalf of my entire campaign team therefore congratulate and share in the joy of this unique award as I encourage other journalists not only to emulate his good and dogged example but continue to impact the Ebonyi society despite numerous challenges.”

“For it is only through investigative, innovative and creative journalism practice that the numerous social ills prevalent in our society today can be corrected.”

“Once again, accept my warmest congratulations for being a shining example!”

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