By Victor Bieni.
ASABA- The management of Delta Printing and Publishing Company Limited (DPPCL), Publishers of the Pointer Newspaper led by its General Manager, Mr. Monday Uwagwu celebrated the establishment’s 25 years Anniversary, honoured six members of its staff for their outstanding performances.
Patrick Mgbodo, a Journalist, reporter with the pointer Newspaper cum Political Scientist spoke to Newsmen yesterday in the Company’s corporate headquarters Premises at Asaba, Delta State Capital.
The Award winner Journalist was presented 32 inches TV sets from the Management of the Company, can agency of the State Ministry of information while granting an interview as one of the Award receipients commended the Management for finding him worthy for such Award.
The occasion was widely attended by who is who in the media industry, entire pointer Management, officials of the Delta State Ministry of information, Delta State Government, Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ, Delta State Chapter and most importantly the traditional prime Minister Iyase of Asaba, Chief Patrick Onyeobi, who is the Former Secretary to Defunct Bendel state.
The General Manager of The Pointer Newspaper, Mr Monday Uwagwu affirmed that the award has become necessary, according to him to o whom much is given much is expected, meaning that the award was born out of merit by the receipients for their hard work over the years in the industry.
The staff of the Pointer Newspaper also testified of the dedication and commitment of the six members of the staff in the industry and urged others to emulate same for Sustainable development of media industry in the state, Nigeria and globally.