2019: Beware of Politicians – NUJ Caution Members

By Alex Uangbaoje, Kaduna
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State, Chapter has cautioned it’s members to beware of politicians as the Nation goes into elections period yo avoid being used for primordial intention.
The Union, gave the warning on Thursday, in a communique issued at the end of its monthly congress, held at the secretariat.

“Be wary of politicians at this time when electioneering is approaching and make sure that they were never used for any primordial things.”
The Congress, which was was chaired by the Council, Chairman, Comrade Adamu Yusuf, and the National Vice President, North-West, Comrade Yusuf Idris. Discussed at length issues affecting the profession, practitioners as well as the state of Kaduna State.
They commended the State Government for it early submission of the 2019 Budget and urged the State Assembly to expedite action on the issue in the interest of citizens of the state.

The Congress however, advised the State Government to act fast on the issues of abandoned projects in some areas of the state and strive to complete such without any further delay. It sympathized with the Government on the recent flood in part of Kaduna North Local Government Area, and called for a proactive action to forestall another reoccurrence.

On the Council’s relationship with Kaduna State, the Congress reiterated its commitment towards governance and said it has no problems with the Government on any issue, but wants to be seen as partners in progress in the interest of the people of the state.

It also commended the National Secretariat particularly the President of the Union for their prompt intervention over the arrest of a Journalists by the police in Abuja.

The Congress congratulated the Vice President Zone A, Comrade Yusuf Idris for all his activities in running the affairs of the zone without any hitch, and promised to support his second term ambition for the same office in the coming national election.
A 6-Man Committee was set up to support his aspiration at the National Delegates Conference slated for Abeokuta, Ogun State, South-West, next month.


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