NAWOJ President Pays Thank You Visit to Commissioner of Information and Internal Security, Borno State

…. presents Certificate of Return as NAWOJ President from Borno after 32 years.

By Sharon Akuboh

Prof. Usman Tar the Commissioner for Information and Internal Security Borno State has Charged the newly elected President of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) to be a good ambassador of Borno State at the National level.

He made this charge when the President of (NAWOJ), Hajiya Aisha Ibrahim, alongside her Vice President (North East), Dorcas Philemon; Borno and Taraba States Chairpersons, Hajiya Fati Zanna and Dinatu Danjuma respectively visited the office of the Hon. Commissioner of Information and Internal Security, Prof. Usman A Tar, to say “Thank You”.

Hajiya Aisha Ibrahim said they were at the ministry, where she has been working for decades to appreciate the support not only of her colleagues but that of the Commissioner, and unflinching support of the Borno State Governor Prof Babagana Umar Zulum, which culminated in her success at the polls. She was accompanied by members of her campaign team and other NAWOJians.

Speaking on behalf of the campaign team, the DG of the team, Mr. Gbenga, appreciated the support and encouragement of the Commissioner whom he described as a goal-getter and motivator. “In our last visit before going to the elections at Abuja, you charged us not to come back without winning and we are happy to let you know that, after 32 years Borno State has produced NAWOJ President under your watch and the able leadership of Prof. Zulum”, said Mr. Gbenga.

In response, the Hon. Commissioner, Prof. Tar, congratulated Hajiya Aisha and her campaign team on a well deserved victory. Prof. Tar said, “Your victory as NAWOJ President calls for celebration considering the fact that Borno State had not achieved such a height in the past 32 years”.

Furthermore, the Commissioner charged women journalists in the state to join the crusade for social reorientation and work in tandem with the 25 year development plan of the state.

Highlights of the event were presentation of the certificate of return by Hajiya Aisha Ibrahim to the Commissioner and group photographs.

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