Ladi Bala of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) on Saturday emerged President of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), as she edged past three other contestants.
The election, which held in Minna, was keenly contested with Ladi garnering 439 votes to beat Aishat Ibrahim to runner-up position with 251 votes, while Chindaba Danjuma and Ruth Abubakar polled 85 and 48 votes each, respectively.
An elated Bala thanked God Almighty for the victory, while calling on all members to ”mend fences and close gaps” , now that the elections were over.
Other elected members of the executive included, Lilian Ogbano, Deputy Vice President, Helen Udofia, Secretary, Assistance Secretary, Yinka Bode-Are, Treasurer, Fatima Rasheed, Internal Auditor, Dorothy Abellaga and Financial Secretary, Adeola Adekunle.
Newsmen also report that Omobola Akingbehin, an Assistant Editor-In-Chief with the News Agency of Nigeria, also emerged as the Vice President ‘B’ Zone of NAWOJ.
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