By: Sani Haruna Dutsin-ma
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has inaugurated a nine-member Committee for ethics and disciplinary.
This was announced by the Chairman of the Council, Comrade Ibrahim Musa Mai Zare during its congress held at the sectariate of of the union in Gusau state capital.
Ibrahim Musa Maizare, said journalism plays a key role in purifying political affairs and ways of managing the work of the government.
He express dismay on how the ethics of journalism are now being compromised, which is a threat to the reputation of the profession.
According to him, this mandated the state council to inaugurate the Ethics and Displanary committee to address this problem, it has come out with a way to sanitize the Journalism profession in the state.
The Chairman, said the members of the committee were carefully selected as they are veteran journalists who worked and left a legacy in the profession to serve as members of the Committee.
The Chairman also call on men of the Pen Profession to give the Committee maximum corporation to enable its members to discharge their assign responsibilities diligently.
He stated that, within four months of their stewardship they were able to record some achievements which include overhauling the Council’s vehicle and furnishing offices at the Press Centre.
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The NUJ state Chairman also commended the state government for the establishment of Gold City FM and the rehabilitation of Zamfara State Radio.
He appealed to all members of the union to maintain active participation in all union activities for its development.