The special assistant to Cross River State Governor on Print Media, Ebriku John Friday JP has bagged an award of honour.
The prestigious award was presented to him by the Paulinus Onah-led National Association of Yala Local Government Students (NAYLOGS) University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) chapter in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
Ebriku, who is also the publisher of Theleaderng.com an online platform of Ehub Media Nigeria Limited, received the award in recognition of his selfless services to humanity and contributions to student development.
He was represented at the presentation of the award by his colleague and publisher of Naijavoice, Mr Matthew Okache, who is also the Special Assistant to the Governor on Social Media.
The event was the formal presentation and launch of NAYLOGS UNICROSS chapter Constitution and presentation of awards to deserving personalities.
Ebriku said, “I heartily express my profound appreciations to the executives and members of NAYLOG UNICROSS Chapter for this honour to me today. A man’s worth is also weighted by the accolades and acceptance he receives from his home. And so coming from student body from my local government I accept it and feel humbled by the gesture.
“I use this medium to urge the UNICROSS NAYLOGS comrades to continue to stay focus and to push for the good of all through constructive engagements and interface with senior comrades and friends outside the walls of the institution.
“While we hope for the best for all students in the institution, I call on all students not to forget God. If there are any time we should draw nearer to God for guidance, protection and blessings, the times are here and now.
“And I use this medium to bless you and pray the Lord continue to remember you all and NAYLOGS for good.
“Thank you all and God bless the executives and members of NAYLOGS in Jesus name. Amen.”
About Ebriku John Friday
Ebriku John Friday (JP) is a quintessential gentleman, astute personality, a workaholic hustler, a man of impeccable character, a man of many parts, a social engineer, a mediapreneur, a politician and a comrade.
He studied in the prestigious University of Abuja where he bagged BSc in Economics. He is today a practicing journalist, a mediapreneur, blogger and social media influencer.
He carved a niche for himself in the LEADERSHIP Newspaper, where he famous in the capacities of News page Design editor, Deputy Manager, Design Director, Online Editor, Assistant General Manager and General Manager respectively. He has also previously worked as a journalist at different times with the Nigerian NewsWorld Magazine, The Essence Magazine and the Weekly Star Newspapers.
As a multi-task individual with high intellectual capacity and content, Ebriku is the publisher of TheLeaderng.com. He manages as editor, two major online newspapers, Jabbama.ng and DailyPatriot.ng. He is currently the Special Assistant to Cross River State Governor, His Excellency, Prof Sir Ben Ayade on Print Media.
As a passionate social change agent, he is a strong advocate for accountable leadership, good governance across the country, hence his active participation in the democratic process and political trajectory of his home local government, senatorial district and state as well as the nation at large.
He is a devoted Christian with strong passion for the spiritual development of the youths and mentoring them to discover their place in God’s plan and inspiring them for an impactful future through active service in God’s vineyard.
Ebriku John Friday (JP) is a happily married.