Media Gurus, Celebrities and Dignitaries brought the social space to a stand still on Sunday 22 December, 2019 when Celebrity Journal Publishers’ Association of Nigeria held her public presentation with logo unveiling and induction of patrons ceremony at the prestigious Zhoujie Chinese Restaurant located at the city capital, Ikeja, the Centre of Excellence, off Opebi Roundabout. Lagos.
The memorable event which was rated as the first of its kind, was to reinforce the media Celebrity industry continuous march to greatness; steps that exemplifies tenacity, doggedness, viable impact of good reportage and commitment across all strata of ethical responsive journalism in Nigeria.
The high point of the event was the Official Unveiling of CJPAN Logo in a rolled up banner, legally executed by the Legal Adviser of CJPAN, Barr. Monday Ubani, human rights lawyer and legal luminary, 2nd Vice President of Nigeria Bar Association. The legal Titan promised to always be there for the Association. Before presenting him with the Certificate of Confirmation as one of the CJPAN patrons, Barr. Ubani charged CJPAN to ensure adherence to balanced reportage and cross-checking of facts, but must remain resolute and fearless in the discharge of their duties. He particularly pointed out that the recent attacks on freedom of speech and free press through surreptitious legislative moves and executive assaults must not triumph over
our constitutional rights. The Certificate of confirmation was later presented to the Grand Patron Mr. Muyiwa Adetiba, veteran Celebrity journalist and Publisher of the rested Prime People Magazine as well as Rev. Dr. Chima Emenuga, Senior Pastor of Destiny Revival Church, Lagos.
Mother of the Day, Princess Dr. Toyin Kolade and other patrons who weren’ t on ground to grace the occasion sent in high powered delegations to the event with their unique support.
Corporate executives from First Bank, Access Bank, FriesLand Campina and other PR Agencies were on hand to support and savour the exotic Chinese delicacies that were lavishly served.
International Chinese Artistes pepped up the glitz and glamour of the event with intermittent Chinese music and arts throughout the event.
The President of CJPAN Mr. Joshua Uloko in his keynote address said that the history of journalism in Nigeria cannot be complete without the name of CJPAN within a short period of it’s existence has made a positive impact in redefining and sanitizing the Nigeria media industry at this critical stage.
It was a beehive of activities, call to duty and solidarity statements at the official Unveiling and Induction of Patrons with refreshments, donations and thanks giving bringing the biggest media Christmas event to a fun-filled climax.