Thisday Kano Chief Bureau, Ibrahim Garba emerges NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel chairman


Kano State Chief Bureau of Thisday Newspapers, Ibrahim Garba, on Saturday, emerged Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Correspondents’ Chapel, Kano Chapter.‎

‎Mr Garba and five other in-coming executives of the council, were elected unopposed on Saturday ‎to steer the Chapel’s affairs for the next three years.

Other elected members of the new executive include: Tukur Arab of Voice of Nigeria, VON, who emerged Vice-Chairman., Mustapha Hodi Adamu of Peoples’ Daily newspaper asSecretary.

Others include, Jerry Maduabuchi as Assistant Secretary, Ahmad Soro-Dinki of Daily Times asTreasurer; Abbas Bamalli of News Agency of Nigeria, NAN as Financial Secretary of the chapel.

Mr Garba, in his acceptance speech, described his victory as a call to service, saying he was ready to justify the confidence reposed on him by the members by upholding high professional standards.

“We will open our doors for good advice, ideas and contributions from members. We will also welcome proposals that are designed to add value to the dignity and integrity of the chapel,’’ he said.‎

Mr Garba also promised to inject new ideas fashioned to improve welfare and working conditions of members.‎

‎“We will come up with an innovation that encourages professionalism in our bid to sanitise the chapel and reclaim its lost glory.’’

He appealed to members to consider the interest of the chapel as paramount; and to treat its business with all the seriousness it deserved.


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