By Ogar Monday
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Members of the 6th Executive Council of the Association of Cross River Online Journalists, ACROJ, have been inaugurated.
The ceremony which was held today, 25th April 2022 at the association’s secretariat in Calabar was described as historical by the Chairman, Comrade Offiong Edem Darlington.
Others who were sworn in alongside the Chairman who is doing his second term include Comrade Umo Gloria as Secretary-General, Comrade Jonathan Ugbal as Deputy Secretary-General and Comrade Patrick Obia as Financial Secretary.
In his acceptance speech, Comrade Offiong Edem Darlington said ACROJ is entering a new dispensation with a renewed vigor to pursue excellence in journalism.
He said the group has faced tough times in the last 2 years but has persevered, notwithstanding.
“ACROJ has taken a lead towards how to do things. We are moving forward. This is for the younger people who are coming in looking for experience and seeking a career in journalism. We are here to create that enabling environment and allow them thrive.” He said.
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