The Head, Media and Public Relations Unit, Federal University Otuoke, Ms. Mercy Ekott has been conferred with “The Distinguished Nigerian Woman of Merit Award” by Complete Success Magazine in recognition of her contributions to the broadcast media.
Commenting on the award Ms. Ekott said she is humbled to be among few Nigerians to be honoured, noting that the award will spur her to play mentorship roles to upcoming media practitioners.
She commended the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) for giving her the opportunity to distinguish herself in Broadcasting, while advising upcoming Journalists to put in their best in their chosen career.
The image maker of FUO who dedicated the award to God, her family, NTA and FUO said she will continue to bring to bear her wealth of experience in Media development in Nigeria to ensure the profession is taken to the next level.
Mercy Ekott who has won many awards rose to the rank of Assistant Manager in NTA before she was appointed Head, Public Relations Unit, FU Otuoke.