Mr. Lloyd Evans, former President of the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ), has filed his nomination papers to contest for the presidency of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA).
Mr. Evans, who filled his papers at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) on Tuesday February 28, called on all aspiring candidates not to be intimidated by the powers that to discourage them from filing their papers.
According to him, lots of machinations and threats have already started to rear its ugly heads in a simple elections which should have been fun.
Mr. Evans noted that the image of the association has hit an all-time low and this calls for a visionary leadership to bring the association to its former glory.
“The GJA is not the personal property of any member and every member has the right to contest for any position within the association,” Mr Evans stated.
He said together member of the association should be able to give the GJA a new image, a new direction and a new focus, adding that all members have a shared responsibility to work towards that common goal.