I will not disappoint Governor Ododo,Kogites,new Graphic boss promises.

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By correspondent in Lokoja.

Mr.Yusuf Momoh Itopa.
The newly appointed Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Kogi State Printing and Publishing Corporation, owners of the Graphic Newspaper, Yusuf Momoh Itopa,has promised not to disappoint the governor of the state, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo and the citizens of the state in the discharge of his official responsibility.

Kogi State Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo has approved the appointment of a new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the State Printing and Publishing Corporation, owner of the Graphic Newspaper. He is Yusuf Momoh Itopa, a seasoned journalist.

The Head of Civil Service, HoS, Elijah Evinemi who disclosed this while speaking on the appointment in his office, Lokoja on Friday, said aside the appointment of the Managing Director for Graphic other Ministry, Department and Agencies (MDAs) whose heads were in acting capacity have also been given confirmations by the governor.

He charged the new appointee to live up to expectation by ensuring that he use the media to propagate and promote government policies and programmes.

“By this appointment, your Media house as the mouthpiece of the state government should endeavour to key into the transformation and continuity agenda of Governor Ododo, by communicating effectively programmes and policies of government.

“You wealth of experience over the years should be brought to bear in this appointment to enable you to perform creditably to the admiration of the governor, your professional colleagues, and the entire people of the state

In his remark, the immediate past Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Kogi State Council, Comrade Adeiza Momohjimoh, thanked Governor Ododo for the appointment.

“I am using this medium to appeal to Kogi State Government to give maximum financial support to Graphic Newspaper so that people outside Kogi State can be reading the paper” he said.

In his words of appreciation, the new Managing Director promised not to disappoint the Governor, and all the people are instrumental to his new appointment.

“I will try my best to ensure that we do our best in ensuring that we promote government policies.

“I was in the Graphic Newspaper for over 12 years before I moved to the ministry of information. The experience is there for me to harness”

While calling for government support and collaboration to enable him to achieve his set objectives, the new MD thanked Governor Ododo for considering him worthy of the appointment.
Edited by Dada Ahmed.

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