NASS New Media Forum Gets New Leadership
The pioneer chairman of the National Assembly New Media Forum, NNMF, Prince Yemi Itodo bowed out after serving two consecutive terms of 2 years each as Chairman of the forum.
The expiration of Mr. Itodo’s tenure paved way for an election which held today, Friday 27th October, 2023 in the Senate Hearing Room 1 at the National Assembly Complex and produced Mr. Clement Nwabuko Chibuike as a successor.
Itodo, a seasoned journalist who is now the Senior Legislative Aide, SLA, to the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Benjamin Kalu, in his valedictory speech thanked his colleagues for their support and pledged to always make his wealth of experience available for the success of the new administration while tasking them to quickly settle down to tackle the challenges ahead.
The election was supervised by the Management represented by the Acting Director of Information, National Assembly, Mallam Umar Gobir Ango, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council, officers of the Department of State Services (DSS), the Police and Sergent-at-Arms.
In his congratulator message, the Director of Information advised the newly elected officers
In an acceptance speech, the newly elected to uphold the ethics of thr profession while protecting and protecting Nigeria democracy as symbolised by the National Assembly.
The new chairman, Mr. Clement Chibuike Nwabuko appreciated the outgoing EXCO and the credential committee members for providing the level playing field for the election and promised on behalf of the new EXCO to deliver on their mandate.
Other members elected today include; Saminu Ibrahim – Vice Chairman, (Senate), David Okon Ichima – Vice Chairman (House of Reps), Peter Onu Oriri – Secretary General, Isaac James Terzulum – Asst. Secretary General and Raphael Nkira Ekpang – Welfare Officer(Senate) as well as Moses Eze Idika – Auditor and Babangida Fahad – Treasurer