By Franklin Chinemelu
The prestigious Umbrella body of journalists (NUJ) Anambra State council today unanimously bestowed on Dr. Godwin Maduka the man of the year award.
Mr Emmanuel Ifesinachi, the chairman of NUJ Anambra State council
in his opening address posited that Dr. Godwin Maduka’s ability to single handedly transform his place Umuchukwu is one of the reasons he was chosen for the revered award, stating that what he did is unprecedented and the first of its kind.
In his response Dr. Godwin Maduka described the award as one of the best awards in his life. He donated 2m naira to NUJ Anambra State. He also promised the sum of 1million naira to whosoever emerges as the best Journalist of the year 2020.
In her contribution a former Commissioner for Information Anambra State, Prof. Stella Okunna enjoined Journalists to maintain the best of ethical standard in reportage of events.
Dr. Godwin Maduka is Anambra State Governorship aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party PDP come 2021