Sallah: Kaduna NUJ Applauds Gov. Sani Over Kind Gesture
By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, Kaduna
Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna Council, has applauded the Governor of Kaduna state, Dr. Uba Sani for the show of love to the Union and her members, describing it as a new dawn for both the Union and the state government.
This followed the donation of a Cow by the Governor through the office of the his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammad Lawa Shehu to the Union at the weekend.
The Chairman of the Council, Hajia Asma’u Yawo Halilu, while receiving the Cow on behalf of the members, explained that the gesture is an attestation to the fact that Governor Uba Sani is committed to the welfare of journalists in the state.
While assuring the the Governor of the Union’s support towards projecting the activities of his government, Asma’u added that: ” as members of the fourth estate and being the ‘Watch Dog’ of the society, we are much committed towards ensuring that the government delivered on its electioneering campaigns promises.
” We are sicerely appreciative of this gesture, and this is a sign of new begining. This is a departure from the recent past, and this would not be taking for granted by the Union and her members. This will definately strengthened the already established working relationship between the Union and the Uba Sani led administration.”
The Union leader prayed may God reward the Governor for his kindness and generosity, just as she urged the state government to sustain the relationship.
However, the CPS who was represented during the presentation by the Director, Information Public Affairs Office, Nabilah Hassan, explained that the gesture aimed at strengthening partnership with journalists in the state.
Mrs. Hassan further explained that the present administration is committed towards partnering the media to ensure positive reportage of all it’s policies and projcets.