The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) recently celebrated one of its former Presidents, Malam Baba Dantiye, mni, FNGE, on the occasion of his 60th birthday.Dantiye flaunts close to 40 years of media industry experience, serving in various capacities as a Crime and Judiciary Correspondent, and the Editor of the Kano-based Triumph Newspapers.He also served the NGE in different capacities. He was elected General Secretary in 2001 and later served two terms as President, from 2003 to 2008. It was during his tenure that the All Nigeria Editors Conference (ANEC) was first held. The forum was later included in the guilds constitution as a mandatory annual event.Dantiye represented the media at the National Political Conference, organised by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He also served on the National Steering Committee of Vision 2020-20.He served as spokesman to two governors in Kano State, first as the Director of Press to former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and later as Director-General- Media, to the current Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje. He was later appointed as Permanent Secretary, before his retirement from the states civil service.Dantiye is an alumnus of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS). Click here to read full news..