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He was named along with other outstanding journalists, Ovation Publisher, Dele Momodu, Publisher, Africa Today, Kayode Soyinka and Ladi Ayodeji, managing director, BMG Promotions, having garnered overwhelming votes from readers of the international newspaper, Naija Standard, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. 

On October 19, 2021, exactly 33 years after Dele Giwa, Newswatch’s first editor-in-chief, was assassinated through a novel parcel bomb, Cletus Ukpong, a journalist with Premium Times was crowned in Ghana the best investigative reporter in 2019 edition of West Africa Media Excellence Awards on account of his published work

In a country where retired Generals take new wives and disappear into the sunset, and few persons are interested in reading and research, it is refreshing to see the likes of General Gusau investing in human capital development with their resources

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, Fashola expressed shock and grief at the untimely death of the Deputy Editor, noting that the deceased was an articulate and brilliant journalist, who had contributed substantially to the development of journalism in the country