The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the chapel for another three years.
A statement by the Secretary of the Chapel, Lateef Dada, stated that Shina Abubakar of Vanguard Newspaper emerged Chairman in an election contested with Hameed Oyegbade of Daily Trust Newspaper.
Abubakar polled 16 votes to defeat Hameed who scored 9.
Other executives elected unopposed are: Ayobami Agboola of Oodua News (Vice-Chairman), Lateef Dada of Daily Sun Newspaper (Secretary), Deborah Oladejo of Western Post (Asst. Sec), Jide Idowu of NAN (Treasurer).
The new chairman, Abubakar, promised to work towards sustaining the unity that has existed in the chapel and give common interest the utmost priority.
Edited by Felix Ajide