FROM MUSLIM LAWAN:
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed says he is impressed with the quality leadership being provided by the State Council of Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ through ensuring professionalism despite numerous challenges being faced in the media practice.
To this end, he pledged to fulfill all the promises made by his administration in areas of ensuring adequate welfare of working journalists and provision of conducive working environment.
Governor Bala Mohammed was speaking while receiving officials from the State Council of the NUJ and it’s counterpart of Nigeria Institute of Public Relations NIPR who went to congratulate him over his recent victory at the Supreme Court.
The Governor who appreciated them for the visit noted that he is aware of some pending promises made to the unions including a plan to upgrade the state NUJ Secretariat.
He called for sustainace of the effort especially in areas of publicizing the state government’s laudable initiatives aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of the citizens.
Earlier, the State NUJ Chairman comrade Umar Sa’idu who acknowledged the Governor’s concern to the plight of working and retired Journalists emphasized that actualization of the proposed upgrade of the NUJ Secretariat would provide a conducive working environment for journalists.
He congratulated Governor Bala Mohammed for the Court Victory and urged him to consolidate on the achievements recorded by his administration.
On his part, the NIPR chairman, Rabiu Wada noted that the institute is ready to work with Governor Bala Mohammed to succeed in the implementation of his blueprint for greater Bauchi state.