Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, Jigawa State chapter, has elected its new executive members to lead the association for the next three years.
The election followed the expiration of the executive members’ tenure and re-election of Hauwa Ibrahim Ladan of Freedom Radio for the second time.
During the inauguration of the new executives, the National Vice Chairperson Inchange of Northwest Comrade Halima Musa hailed the peaceful conduct of the election.
“The election I supervised today in Jigawa state has followed a due process and all the candidate has satisfied the creteria laid down by the NAWOJ constitution and that of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)”
“I am appealing to the new executives to carry all union members along, cooperate with state government, NUJ, Partners and general public in championing the interest of women and general public, as we as peace and progress of the society ”, Musa said.
Speaking, the chairman Nigeria Union of Journalists, Jigawa state Council, Comrade Muhammad Garba Bulangu noted that, the election was a product of sacrifice and upholding the principles of Justice, fairness and democratic tenants.
“So many things happened in the process of this election, but all it is now history, ” there are so many lessons to learn, impunity no longer has any space in our Union, democracy and justice will continue to prevail against all odds ” Chairman stated
The chairman credentials Committee Comrade said, during the election, that they were religiously guided by the constitution, and all the processes observed for the election are documented for future reference.
Other newly elected executives are Fadila Baffa Abdulkadir as Vice Chairperson, Zainab Baba Aliyu Santali secretary, Nafisa Hassan Abdullahi Assistant Secretary, Halima Yusuf treasurer, Safiya Inuwa Musa Financial Secretary and Zainab J. Chiroma as Auditor of the association.