The Managing Editor of Christian Voice Newspaper, Chief Sir Martin Ebe, has been described as a leader in the journalism profession.
Speaking when the executive of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Imo State Council visited the Christian Voice chapel of the union, the chairman, Chief Sir Innocent Igwe, said that, as a father in the profession, Sir Ebe had piloted the affairs of Christian Voice Newspaper creditably but also groomed many journalists who are doing very well today, himself having edited and managed the Statesman when it was at its peak.
He craved the assistance of Sir Ebe to see that journalists in Christian Voice are captured in the ongoing verification and revalidation exercise of the union , adding that the exercise became necessary as quacks have infiltrated the noble profession.
According to the NUJ Chairman who was on a thank you and sensitization visit to the chapel, the exercise was a directive from the national headquarters, Abuja.
He thanked the chapel for her support to the state executive and commended the organization for upholding the practice of true journalism.
Responding, Chief Martin Ebe thanked the delegation for their visit and expressed joy that the NUJ state exco was appreciative of the contributions of Christian Voice to the growth of journalism in the state and the union.
He said that the establishment would continue to support the union.
The Managing Editor, also expressed joy that many of the journalists who passed through him are today doing very well, either managing or editing both national and local newspapers. He thanked the NUJ Chairman for ….. on reforms that have lifted the image of profession in the state.
Present at the visit were Chief Chris Akaronye, vice chairman, Emma Odibo, secretary, Mrs Juliet Dim, treasurer and Florence Onwuneme, chairman of the Imo State National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ).
The Deputy Editor Christian Voice, Mr Sunny Ngwu, also thanked the delegation for their visit.