The Abuja Newspaper Distribution Association (ANDA) has shown its support for the publication of the New National Star Newspaper. In a meeting with the management of the newspaper and members of ANDA, the president, Benji Obuche, praised the editorial efforts of the paper and encouraged them to keep towing the path of impartial reportage.
He said, “The paper is a welcome development for the teeming populace of Abuja metropolis and Nigeria in general because part of the articles in there are things we have been seeking and yearning for. And New National Star has come to our rescue and has come to stay and we are optimistic that the paper in no distant time will become the most sought after newspaper across the federation.”
Femi Emmanuel, the general secretary of the association, suggested pages that should be added to the newspaper to improve the quality of the paper. He advised on the caption of the articles and the addition of fashion news.
Other members present at the meeting also contributed their opinions all of which were appreciated by the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, Martin Ayankola.
Ayankola said that the paper was focused on objectively reporting the news. He also emphasised the importance of the newspaper distributors to the success of the paper.
“With your support, very soon New National Star will be a household name. You are very important to us because without you we cannot relate with the customers,” he said.
“The newspaper will be very objective, we will always pursue the truth and facts. We are not going to take sides. Our mission is to make sure we inform people without fear or favour.”
Abdulhakeem Olanigan, the director of business development of the paper, assured that the management of the paper would remain committed to maintaining its relationship with the distributors so at to properly inform residents of Abuja and beyond.
New National Star newspaper was established in 2019 and has continued to report factual and unbiased news since then. The meeting was held to increase the distribution of the newspaper in Abuja.