2018 Sports Journalist of the year and media director of Vandrezzer FC, George Essien has yet again been honoured with an award by the United Nations – Polac as Radio Sports Presenter of the year 2019.
In the certicate of honour signed by the Director General of the United Nations affiliated body , the award was given to the broadcasting maestro in appreciation of the tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of peace, better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world, through sports presentation.
‘Mighty George’ as he’s fondly called on Comfort FM where he presents sports, has also been officially appointed into the Akwa Ibom State Football Association as a member of the Media/Pu blicity Committee of the Association for a period of two years.
According to the official appointment letter from the Association, signed by its Chairman Hon Emmanuel Ibah:
“Your appointment as a member of the Media/Publicity Committee of the Association is based on your effort and various contributions towards the development of Football in the state”.
The Vandrezzer Media Chief responding to the award and appointment said:
” I’m honoured to serve and promise to display the attributes that got me the appointment in the first place. For the award, it’s a great year to start the year. Looks like 2020 is loaded with accomplishments, I thank God for grace and the gift of life, organizers UN – Polac for finding me worthy of this, and also my team at Comfort FM & Vandrezzer FC for all the support”.
George heads a five-month-old Vandrezzer FC media department that has been hailed as one of the most vibrant club media on the African continent.
Vandrezzer FC is currently the most followed Nigerian club on social media with almost 80,000 followers as at early February 2020.