A group of Nigerian Women Leaders, the Women Leadership Group (WLG), has congratulated the Publisher of Real News Magazine, Maureen Chigbo, on her election as the President, Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP).
The Group, in their letter of congratulations, signed by Dr. Nkechi Eke Nwankwo (Director) and Mrs. Cordelia Onu (Program Manager) said that they “received with joy and sense of pride” the news of Chigbo’s election as the first female President of GOCOP.
“We celebrate this important moment and are convinced you will excel in this role,” they said, stressing that Chigbo’s new position ”is strategic in a world where the online and social media rule and can quickly douse or further aggravate tensions at this critical time in Nigeria’s history.”
They expressed confidence that she will deploy her wealth of experience in guiding members to the Guild to “toe the line of peace, equity, and objectivity.
“With your pedigree, erudition, leadership skills and well-honed sense of judgment, we have no doubt that you will take the association to enviable heights and etch your name in the history books as one who contributed towards the stability of the country.“
The Group wished the new Guild President God’s guidance as she takes up “the challenging task of deepening the credibility of the association” and pledged their “support and prayers as fellow journalists, gender equality advocates, and sisters.”