NUJ constitutes Caretaker Committee following botched elections Lagos NUJ constitutes Caretaker Committee following botched elections on November 6, 2020.
A special State Executive Council (SEC) meeting comprising all Chairmen and Secretaries of various Chapels of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council has constituted a Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the union, including conducting a new election.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the virtual meeting, which produced the committee, came after the 2020 NUJ Delegates Conference and Election was scuttled by aggrieved loyalists of outgone chairman, Dr Qasim Akinreti, who is seeking re-election.
The five-member committee, led by Mr Wale Akodu, the Chairman, Lagos State Ministry of Information Chapel, has Mr Sola Taiwo of Daar Communications, as its Secretary.
Other members of the committee include Mr Solomon Nwoke of Vanguard Chapel, Mrs Kemi Ishola of Lagos Television Chapel and Mr Chiedu Ometere of NTA.