The Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Engr. Bashiru Gegu, has sent a message of Congratulations to Mr. Abu O. Michael, Publisher of the Nigerianpost Newspaper for winning the 2019/2020 Arewa Journalists Award.
Engr Bashiru in statement described the AREWA TRUST NEWSPAPER PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS OF PRODUCTIVITY IN AREWA (PAPA) conferred on the Publisher as well deserved.
Recalled that Mr. Abu Micheal emerged as the Arewa Journalist of the Year at the 2019/2020 PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS OF PRODUCTIVITY IN AREWA (PAPA) held at the weekend at the Royal Tropicana Hotel, Kano.
Engr Bashiru described the award as a reward for hard work and passion, said the recognition is a justification for hard work.
The Commissioner while congratulating the Publisher urged him not rest on his oars, said the feat achieved should spur him for more Laurels in the future.
While urging the Publisher to continue in his style of simplicity, humility and passion for grassroots developmental Journalism, Engr Bashiru expressed optimism that the horizon looks bright for the Publisher.
He concluded by saying that the recognition is not only for the Publisher but for Kogi State, opined that it is an indication that an enabling environment has been created for Journalism practice to thrive in the State.