Oyo NUJ Honours Makinde As Grand Patron
The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council has honoured Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde as the union Grand Patron.
The Chairman of the Council, Alhaji Demola Babalola presented the award to governor Makinde on Monday at the press centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan
Makinde who at the program spoke on
” Journalists and the Development of Underdevelopment in Nigeria commended the leadership of the union for raising the standard of the union, also praised Babalola for adding beauties to the Press Centre and it Environment.
Makinde wrote on this social media page ” It was an honour to be conferred a Grand Patron of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, as part of activities to mark the Oyo State NUJ 2020 Press Week, this evening.
” The theme for the week is ‘Journalists and the Development of Underdevelopment in Nigeria,’ and I spoke about the important role which journalists as the fourth estate of the realm, can play to develop our nation. I also urged them to discharge their duties responsibly.
” I commissioned the Oyo NUJ Guest House which was reconstructed and upgraded by the Ademola Babalola led executive of the NUJ, Oyo State Council.