It was a moment of joy and excitement as the management and staff of Radio Nigeria Purity Fm , Awka, Anambra state organised a sendforth Mr Joshua Derby Jaja for his contributions towards the uplifting and Uniting the people in the past thirty five years. They poured a lot of encomium and appreciation to the Assistant Director Programmes, who retired from active service officially.
Radio Nigeria Correspondent Uche Ndeke reports that the station also used the occasion to bid farewell to four youth corps members who completed their service year with the establishment.
Mr Joshua Derby Jaja, JDJ as he is popularly called joined Radio Nigeria thirty five years ago as an on air personality and rose to the position of Assistant Director Programmes under the Enugu Zonal Station before his retirement.
During his active service years, he no doubt contributed a lot towards educating the listener through programmes, jingles, and other media services.
These qualities according to the management and staff of Purity FM they would miss as he bows out of service
The General Manager Radio Nigeria , Purity Fm, Awka, Mr Uchenna Chukwuedo described JDJ as a embodiment of knowledge and a professional who brought his wealth of experience to the job.
Mr Chukwuedo therefore encouraged staff to be dedicated to duty at all times having in mind that one day they would retire to reap the fruits of their labour.
The Manager Programmes, Mrs Nneka Nebolisa who could not hide her emotions over the retirement of JDJ described him as a humane boss who carried everyone along and prayed God to grant him long life .