The Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ), has dissolved its executive committee in a bid to reposition the group.
The committee which served in acting capacity for over one year was dissolved during a virtual congress attended by over 40 members nationwide.
The congress was chaired by Mr Israel Bolaji who nominated a 5-member Eeectoral committee to conduct the guild’s fresh elections to fill positions as provided for in its newly amended constitution.
The electoral committee consisted of Abiodun Abdulkareem of Focus TV, Rowland Olonishuwa of Herald Newspaper and Nkem Ifeoma.Other members are Tope Sunday and Solanke Taiwo.
The congress mandated the committee to work out modalities to ensure smooth conduct of guild ‘s election within one month.
NGIJ is a registered association of journalists in Nigeria with special interest in Investigative Journalism
One of its flagship projects is the State Governance Assessment Report (GAR) which it conducted in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively.
The report was later presented to the general public.