By: Willy Punvwet,
The Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ has commended Governor Abdullahi Sule of the state for appointing practicing Journalists into key positions in his administration and promised to support his administration to succeed.
In a communique at the end of its monthly meeting held at the Union’s Secretariat along Makurdi road, Lafia, on Wednesday, the 27th July, 2020, members of the Union also commended the conducts of members from all chapels, before, during and after the 2nd July, 2020 election that brought in the new officials of the Council.
The Congress also praised the new leadership of the State Council for de-registering the defunct Progressive Chapel, while advising, members of the defunct chapel to join the Correspondents’ Chapel.
The Congress also urged the leadership of the Seven (&) chapels in the state, to ensure regular payment of their check off dues to enable the smooth running of the Union.
The Congress, however, expressed worries, over the increasing rate of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state and urged members as well as the general public to adhere to the protocols outline by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Communique, which was jointly signed by the State Chairman of the Council, Malam Salihu Mohammed and the Secretary, Mr. Sunday John, also noted with displeasure the increasing rate of rape and other insecurity in the state and called on the relevant security agencies to be proactive towards tackling the menace.