President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Editor-in-Chief/Chief Operating Officer of Premium Times Nigeria, Musikilu Mojeed, who emerged the President of the Nigeria chapter of the International Press Institute (IPI).
President Buhari, in a congratulatory message issued by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja, also felicitated the General Manager, Business and Strategy of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust, Ahmed Shekarau, who was elected Secretary of IPI Nigeria.
The president saluted ”the diligence and brilliance of both journalists, who have distinguished themselves in their chosen career with many recognitions and awards.”
He urged them to bring their versatile experience in the media to reflect on the Institute.
The president also felicitated the IPI on its successful General Assembly, saluting the outgoing leadership for providing sound management for the institute.
President Buhari said he looked forward to working with the new executive to ”advance the interests of the nation, which are not at variance with the IPI in the promotion of journalism, social justice and human rights.”