The Energy & Maritime Reporters, a group under the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Rivers State, are set to join the rest of the world in commemorating the UN World Oceans Day 22.
The union made this known in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman: Sir Ernest Chinwo; Chief Host: Mr Stanley Jobs Stanley, Martins Giadom (EMR Chairman), Ayo Odungweru (EMR Sec) and Ignatius Chukwu (Org. Chairman).
According to the statement, this event will take place on June 8, 2022 at the NUJ Hall, Moscow Road, PH
The event will also feature Speakers like: Dr Emi Membere-Otaji; Dr Jossy Nkwocha; Solari Inko-Taria and Fyneface D. Fyneface, with the theme, ‘Revitalization & Collective Action for the Ocean’.
Recall that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said it was emplacing incentives aimed at full utilization of the Eastern Ports, as well as seeking optimized synergy with the Media to achieve set objectives.
The Port Manager of the NPA Rivers Port Complex, Adamu Michael said this when a delegation of the Energy and Maritime Reporters Corps (EMR) led by its Chairman, Martins Giadom paid him a courtesy visit in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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Michael informed that the recent waivers issued by the NPA were aimed at attracting importers to patronize the Eastern Ports, expressing the hope that full utilization of the Calabar, Delta, Onne, and Rivers Ports would take place soon.
On the need for an effective relationship between the Media and the NPA, the Rivers Port Manager stated that the Media is part of the Port system, emphasizing that NPA will continue to collaborate with the Media for improved results.
Earlier, the Energy and Maritime Reporters Corps (EMR) Chairman, Martins Giadom had congratulated the Port Manager on his recent appointment and assumption of duty in Port Harcourt.
He described EMR as a professional beat which members are Reporters who concentrate on the Energy and Maritime sectors of the economy, pointing out that the EMR plays vital roles in the operations of the Ports, the IOCs, key federal agencies, host communities and other major stakeholders in the subsector.