Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the media to continue to promote national integration and unity among Nigerians.
By Zubairu Idris
Ganduje made the call in Kano, shortly after presenting keys of vehicles, the state government donated to the Kano State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists’ (NUJ) and the NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel.
“We need unity in Nigeria now, more than ever. Journalists are the ones to promote this.
“They are always in the forefront of peace and stability. We will continue to assist them so that they can continue doing their job.
“Our diversity should be regarded as an opportunity to make us more united and stronger,” he said.
Ganduje said that journalists need to be supported to promote the much needed unity and national integration.
Earlier, the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, described Ganduje as a media-friendly governor.
Garba urged journalists to continue to project the good image of Kano government.
According to him, the state government will continue to provide the enabling environment for media practitioners to discharge their duty.
In their seperate remarks, the Chairmen of the NUJ and Correspondents’ Chapel, Abbas Ibrahim and Ibrahim Garba, thanked the governor for the gesture. (NAN)