Egbemode Re-Elected President, Editors’ Guild


For a second term, the Managing Director New Telegraph Newspapers Mrs Funke Egbemode on Saturday was re-elected as the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.

The election took place at the Airport Hotel, Ikeja Lagos at the 2019 national convention of the body.

The guild is the umbrella body of all editors in the country.

Egbemode was declared winner after she was unopposed.

Others returned unopposed are Umaru Tudunwada as deputy president, Mustapha Isa as vice president (west) and Mary Atolagbe as general secretary, Victoria Ibanga as treasurer, Ken Ugbechie as social/publicity secretary and Austeen Elewodalu as assistant general secretary.

Other positions which were contested, for were Hajia Sani as vice president (north) while Samuel Egbala emerged vice president (east).

Gabriel Akinadewo, Steve Nwosu and Eze Anaba emerged as standing committee members (west).

Ngwoke Ngwoke and Freston Akpor emerged standing committee members (east) while Catherine Agbo and Husseina Ibrahim emerged standing committee members (north).


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