By Seyifunmi Odunuga
The 2022 Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council’s Press Week was declared open by the state’s Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, with the commissioning of an ICT center, yesterday.
The ICT center was commissioned by former governor of Oyo State and Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oloye Rasheed Adewolu Ladoja.
Ably represented by his deputy, Barrister Bayo Lawal, Governor Makinde enjoined journalists in the State to continually and objectively serve as watchdogs of the society..
Third day of the Press Week, all NUJ members observed a road walk from their union office at Iyaganku to Mokola and back to NUJ union office.
The NUJ Chairman thanked all members for their support that made him to achieve all what he achieved so far and promised not to let them down.
Comrade Babalola stated that NUJ, Oyo State Council would continue to take the welfare of its members and veterans as top priority
According to him, the Press Week is a time for journalists to brainstorm on crucial issues of national interest and take part in physical exercise to ensure healthy living.
Babalola said: “welfare package of elders and our members is superb. We love them and we are enjoying very smooth and cordial relationship with all elders in the Oyo State council. We have taken the issues of the welfare of our members as a top priority”.
“We are also keeping them abreast of all we are doing and they are happy with us. We have received their blessings. They are always on our list. We need the elders around to advise us and to guide us aright.”
Most members were happy and couldn’t hide their feeling, as they praised the Comrade Demola Babalola led NUJ executive for a job well done.