By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ, Kaduna State Council has inaugurated new executive members of the union to pilot the council’s affairs for the next three years.
Those inaugurated include Haj. Asmau Halilu as Chairman, Gambo Santos as secretary and two other members.
Some aspirants were earlier disqualified on ground of check off dues, age and other requirements.
The new officials were formally inaugurated Thursday by Nuj National Vice President of Zone A, Comrade Muhammed Tukur and other national officials of the union at the council secretarIat at Muhammad Buhari way kaduna.
In a speech, the newly inaugurated Chairman of the council Haj. Halilu described the inauguration as a special day, saying she has never enjoyed an overwhelming support to achieve a set goal like this before in her life.
While she thanked God for her election and asked for God’s protection, Haj. Asmau promised not to take her supporters support for granted.
The chairman promised to work towards reuniting the Union, ensured professionalism and priotised welfairs of members.
She also promised capacity building for members, returned sports and social activities and the place of relaxation to the council club.
Earlier, the VP of the zone Tukur Mohammed urged the new exco to communicate with the national office in whatever action intend take and follow the due process of the law.