Be Self Reliant, NB Plc Urges Female Journalists

By Hauwa Negedu, Kaduna

The Nigerian Breweries Plc has urged female journalists in Nigeria to be self reliant so they support their families.

The brewery which partnered Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Kaduna Chapter in commemorating this year’s International Women Day (IWD), emphasized that self reliance is the best way to overcome the harsh economic reality across the globe.

NB Plc, in a message to the IWD celebration by NAWOJ, signed by the Public Affairs Manager North Mr. Danjuma John Ekele added that “as part of the company’s strategy of wining with Nigeria, the Nigerian women must be self reliant and honest in business engagement”

I’m her presentation at the event, former Chairperson of NAWOJ, Mrs Jummai Yari, advised women journalist to learn different skills apart from their professional practice for better self esteem and greater future.

While speaking on the drug abuse epidemic in the society among women, children and youths in the society, she called on parents to rise to their responsibility by ensuring they monitor the kind of peer group their children have relationship with.

On his part, Mr Andrew Fadason, Former Chairman Nigeria Union of Journalist Kaduna state Council stressed the need for women to be peaceful

“Peace is a necessity to humanity, and in any aspect where peace is missing, all other facets of development are lost.

“Women should be engaged in peace promotion, building harmonious relations and mutual respect among the diverse communities in the country.

“This is necessary so that peace will overtake current crisis, wars and conflicts the world is experiencing today,” he said.

The chairman Nigeria Union of Journalist Kaduna state council Adamu Yusuf commended NAWOJ for organizing the event.

Yusuf said the month of March is set aside for celebrating women as regards their contribution for the Development globally.

The chairperson kaduna chapter of NAWOJ Hajiya Fatima Aliyu said the state NAWOJ is seeking collaboration with the 23 Local Government area of the state to empower women with different skills that would benefit them in Kaduna.

Nigerian Breweries Plc in it culture of wining with Nigeria sponsored this year’s
International Women’s Day which is celebrated on the 8th of March every year around the world. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights the theme for the 2020 international women’s day which is “Each for equal”.

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