Ondo NUJ urges FG to rescue State Govts with fresh bailout funds

..congratulates Gov Akeredolu on Supreme court victory

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State Council has appealed to the Federal Government to make provision for another bailout funds to State Government in order to ease the economic hardship and offset workers’ salaries.

The union made the appeal at its monthly congress held at the Pen’s house Adegbemile Akure, the state capital.

In a communique issued by the congress which was made available to JATS ONLINE NEWSPAPERS, Ondo Journalists also used the medium to congratulate the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN and his deputy for the recent victory at the supreme court. They charged him to maintain the giant strides of the administration now that all legal encumbrances facing it since last year had finally been laid to rest.

While enjoining NUJ members to go for regular medical check-up, the Congress expressed joy at efforts of the Executives to resuscitate and make the Press Centre Clinic functional again as from August, 2021 to enable members take good care of their health.

While commending efforts of Amotekun Corps and other Security operatives at reducing crimes in Ondo State, the Union frowns at the recent incessant bank robberies parts of the state which one of such claimed lives of three young men including a journalist, Olubunmi Afuye recently.

The NUJ Members at the Congress who observed A MINUTE SILENCE in honour of Olubunmi, therefore, called on government, Nigeria Police and other security agencies to step up their games and address this menace.

“That the Congress commends the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Ogunlade for sponsoring and attending this month’s Ondo NUJ Jazz Night held at the Press Centre. Oba Aladetoyinbo who is also one of the Union’s Royal Patrons, also rewarded two best dancers (Omobomi Oguntolu & Ayoola Fatokun) at the Jazz Night with a cash of #20,000.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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