By Ya’u Waziri
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State says his administration would not relent in providing a conducive atmosphere for practicing Journalists to operate freely and effectively in the state.
The Governor stated this when he hosted a working Journalist in Gombe State for a Ramadan Iftar Dinner in the Government House, Gombe.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya has also reiterated his administration’s commitment to work with all media houses in the state, particularly working Journalists for effective service delivery to the people.
While responding to the plea made by the NUJ, President, the Governor has assured to complete the construction of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ, Press Centre in the state.
Earlier Speaking, the General Manager of Radio Nigeria Jewel FM, Gombe, Comrade Garba Ubale Danbatta, who spoke on behalf of the media houses in the state, has commended the good working relationship existing between the state government and the entire working Journalists in Gombe state.
Comrade Garba Ubale Danbatta urged the state government to provide more support that would facilitate the activities of working Journalists in the State.
In his remarks, the Deputy National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Alhassan Yahaya, lauded governor Inuwa Yahaya’s administration for creating an enabling environment for working Journalists to operate effectively and diligently.
While thanking the Government for organizing the Iftar Dinner in favor of the working Journalists in the state, the NUJ, President urged Governor Inuwa Yahaya, to complete the construction of the befitting NUJ, Press Centre and pledged with the state government to provide utility vehicles for working Journalists saying that, it would supports and facilitate their operations in Gombe State.