Rising reporter, Chidiebube Okeoma, has emerged the best Journalist of the year, 2020/2021.
The Owerri based journalist came tops in online votings organized by Arise Africa magazine to mark its Achievers awards ceremony for year 2021.
The Imo State University graduate pulled 85 percent of the votes cast to beat five other journalists for the continental award.
This is the third consecutive time Okeoma is winning the prestigious award, having been voted overwhelmingly as the best news hound in 2018- 2019 and 2019 and 2020, sessions, respectively.
In a statement of congratulations addressed to the irrepressible journalist, the publisher cum editor-in-chief of the reputable magazine, Ikechukwu Anyanwu, disclosed that the award ceremony comes up on Saturday, July 24, at Golden Tulip Hotel Port Harcourt Road- Owerri
The statement read in parts ” Dear Chidiebube Okeoma, The Arise Africa Magazine wishes to compliment you in the highest ways.
“We have the pleasure and honor of informing you that you have been selected by voters for Recognition and Acknowledgements at Arise Africa Awards, 2021.
“The Arise Africa Achievers’ Awards is an annual accolade established to celebrate people, places and values which contribute towards significant impact on our African continent
“We thus request your highly esteemed presence at the event sheduled as follows: Date: 20th – 25th July 2021. Venue: Saturday 24th July at Golden Tulip Hotel Port Harcourt Road – Owerri.Time: 2pm Red Carpet, 3pm Main Event.
Sunday: 25th July at Fullmoon Hotel Owerri. Time: 2pm. Red Carpet
3pm Main Event.
“We also request your photograph and profile to be featured on Arise Africa Magazine as one of those raising our beautiful continent of Africa to her potentially immeasurable heights.”