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Okowa confirms ex-NUJ state chairman as media aide


Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has confirmed the appointment of former state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Norbert Chiazor as Special Assistant on Media.

Chiazor who served as Director Media and Strategic Communication to Ned Nwoko Senatorial Campaign Office in the 2019 elections, had rallied media publicity for Nwoko’s Operation Return Okowa 2019 that culminated in the governor’s electoral success.

In a statement issued yesterday and made available to The Guardian, Governor Okowa stated that the Chiazor was expected to bring his experience to bear on the propagation of his administration’s policy thrusts.

A 1992 graduate of English and Literature from the University of Benin, Chiazor also holds a degree in Mass Communication from the Delta State University and Masters Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).

The journalist, who hails from Idumuje Unor in Aniocha North Council Area of Delta State, was until his appointment, Deputy General Manager/Head of News and Current Affairs Department, Delta Broadcasting Service, Warri from where he disengaged in October 2019, after a career that began at the Bendel Broadcasting Service (BBS) in Benin City.


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