You’ve consistently demonstrated progressive ideals – Tinubu hails veteran journalist, Ekpu at 75

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By Ogaga Ariemu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has hailed veteran journalist and columnist Mr Ray Ekpu on his 75th birthday.

Tinubu’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale made this known on Sunday.

Tinubu described Ekpu’s life as synonymous with the struggle for freedom, democracy and the entrenchment of good governance in Nigeria.

“I join friends, family and admirers of the veteran journalist and respected columnist, Mr Ray Ekpu, in celebrating his purposeful life as he marks his 75th birthday.

“In a career spanning over 50 years in the Nigerian media landscape, Mr Ekpu has consistently demonstrated a dogged commitment to progressive ideals.

“His pen has been deployed to the service of society through frank, analytical and engaging commentary that is uniquely characterised by his beautiful prose.

“As he marks his 75th birthday, I send my heartfelt congratulations to this doyen of journalism on behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria,” the President said.

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