Kaduna state government has reaffirmed her readiness to strenghten collaborations and maintain a good working relationship with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna Council.
Kaduna state government disclosed this yesterday through the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Communication to Governor Nasir El-rufai during the visit of Kaduna NUJ executive members to Government House.
Mr. Muyiwa Adekeye, the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor also explained that the priority of the government is to ensuring that people are adequately informed about the government policies and the progress of the government in the state.
Adekeye, while speaking extolled the virtues and the role of the media in keeping the people abreast of the happening around them and building their capacity through information sharing.
The Media aide further explained that the Kaduna state government had in the past trained Public Relations Officers ( PROs ), Directors and Permanent Secretaries of Ministries, and Journalists for effective communication of government’s policies.
He assured that Kaduna government will redouble its efforts to ensuring that good working relationship is being sustained between the state and the Union.
Earlier, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists Kaduna State Council, Comrade Asma’u Yawo Halilu also assured the state government of her leadership’s vommitment to promote professionalism that journalism is known for.
She said, the Council would not in any way support journalism of bigotry, unfairness and fake news.