President Tinubu greets Ray Ekpu at 75
President Bola Tinubu has sent a message of goodwill to veteran journalist and celebrated columnist, Mr Ray Ekpu, on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
This is contained in a statement by Mr Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Sunday in Abuja.
The President said Ekpu’s life was synonymous with the struggle for freedom, democracy and the entrenchment of good governance in Nigeria.
“I join friends, family and admirers of the veteran journalist and respected columnist, Mr Ray Ekpu, in celebrating his purposeful life as he marks his 75th birthday.
“In a career spanning over 50 years in the Nigerian media landscape, Mr. Ekpu has consistently demonstrated a dogged commitment to progressive ideals.
“His pen has been deployed to the service of society through frank, analytical and engaging commentary that is uniquely characterised by his beautiful prose.
“As he marks his 75th birthday, I send my heartfelt congratulations to this doyen of journalism on behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria,” the President said
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