By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Nigerian Union of Journalists, (NUJ), New Nigerian Newspaper Chapel, (NNN) under Kaduna State Council on Tuesday, hailed several hospitals and other organizations over the free medical treatment offered to Journalists in the state.
A statement jointly signed by the Chairman NUJ-NNN Chapel, Comrade Nicholas Dekera, and Secretary Ibrahim Adamu, specifically thanked the Chief Medical Director, National Eye Centre Kaduna, Dr. Alhassan Mahmud and staff of the Centre; the Medical Director, National Ear Care Center, Mustapha Abu and Staff of the Center.
Others are: the Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Kaduna, Professor Abdulkareem Yusuf and Staff of the hospital; the Medical Director, Harmony Hospital, Dr. Elias Anyebe and Staff of the Hospital; the Chief Medical Director, Kaduna State University Teaching Hospital Barau Diko, Professor Tabari Musa and Staff of the Hospital.
The Union commended Management and Staff of National Blood Transfusion Service, Northwest Zone, for their supports, the Nigeria Brewery (NB) Manager, Abbey Ajayi and the Public Affairs Manager North for providing assorted Maltina drinks and others. The Union also thanked the National Union of Food and Beverages for the show of solidarity.
The statement also commended the NUJ state Chairman, Comrade Adamu Yusuf, for his fatherly role of always giving protection to NNN Chapel and other chapels within the Council, stressing that such demonstration of love and solidarity is panacea for effective and objective media practice.