Gov. Mohammed to upgrade NUJ Bauchi Council Secretariat.
By Ahmed Ahmed
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has promised to upgrade Nigerian Union Of Journalists NUJ Bauchi Council Secretariat with state of the art equipment for a conducive working environment.
The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on media and Publicity, Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado disclosed this on Saturday when he led some building engineers from the state ministry of works to inspect the secretariat.
He said the decision followed the courtesy visit paid by the newly elected officials of the union recently to the governor where he promised to rehabilitate the secretariat to make it befitting for journalists.
Gidado said the governor instructed them to come to the secretariat to see the structure to enable them to make architectural designs for new offices, halls and other facilities needed.
Responding, the state NUJ chairman Umar Sa’id commended Governor Mohammed for the gesture to all Journalists in the state.
He said the present administration of Bala Mohammed is journalists friendly , with a determination to provide an enabling environment for the working journalists in the State.
Said stressed that the new secretariat when upgraded would be beneficial no to the journalists but across all stratas of the citizens.
He however calls on Journalists to be professional and responsive while performing their duties in the state.