Yesterday evening, the Gasm Blog, a subsidiary of the Gasm Group was launched in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

The Gasm Group is the coming together of some of Akwa Ibom’s brightest young minds towards setting innovative standards in the New Media and allied industry.

The Quartet behind the very innovative blog. (From left to right): EB Ekeng, Fred Usen, Edikan David & Samuel Udoma)

Setting the tone for the official launching of The Gasm Blog which took place at the FoodAffairs Conference Room, Ikot Ekpene road, Uyo, Lead co-founder of The Gasm Group, Samuel Udoma welcomed the attendees at the launch, describing the event as ‘history in the making’ and thanked the entire team members for making the dream of the blog come to fruition.

At the event, the Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on New Media Mr Aniekeme Finbarr described the occasion as ‘simply outstanding’, saying such innovative events usually signal the ‘coming of age of a new era in an industry’.

(From 2nd from left to 2nd from right): Govenor Udom Emmanuel’s aides; Ekpeno Gold(Social Reorientation), Richard Peters(Media) Solomon Eyo(ICT), Aniekeme Finbarr(New Media) were all in attendance at the launch.

Also present at the launch were the Special Assistant to Gov Udom Emmanuel on ICT, Engr Solomon Eyo, his counterpart on Social Reorientation, Mr. Ekpeno Gold, as well as the Special Assistant, Media, Rev’d Richard Peters.

Unveiling the Gasm Blog, founding members of the Gasm Group took out time, one after another to xray the blog’s unique contents, giving insights into what the world should expect from the media outlet in the next coming years.

The Gasm Group co-founder, Samuel Udoma set the tone at the launch

In their separate speeches, Engr Solomon Eyo, Mr. Ekpeno Gold and Rev’d Richard Peters unanimously extolled the group for their lofty initiatives while dishing out worthwhile nuggets towards ensuring the Group’s longevity.

Also present at the launch were the representative of the Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, Comrade Ini Ememobong, top show promoter, Asteroid Bassey, media entrepreneurs, captains of industries, and other online media practitioners.

The Gasm Group is made up of the quartet of Samuel Udoma, Fredrick Usen, E-b Ekeng and Edikan David.

Part of the highpoints of the event was the installation of Mr Finbarr and Engr Solomon Eyo as Gasm Blog Champions in recognition of their roles in supporting new media practice in the state.

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More photos from the launch below:

SA, New Media, Akwa Ibom state, Aniekeme Finbarr
Engr Solomon Eyo, SA, ICT, Akwa Ibom state