The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Mr. Chris Isiguzo has approved the appointment of nine-man committee that will revive NUJ media games among journalists.
Salisu appointed NUJ media games c’ttee member
A statement signed by the National Secretary of the union, Comrade Shuaibu Leman, said that the appointment was based on their commitment and dedication to the union.
According the appointment letter, Ado Salisu of Abubakar Rimi Television, Kano and eight others are saddled with the responsibility of organising sporting events periodically for the union.
In an interview with newsmen, Salisu had said: “this is a call to serve the union; I am very pleased to have been picked among many journalists in the country.
”We will do our best to contribute towards the overall development of the union at state and national level.
“We are also going to continue supporting the president who knows the importance of sports and deems it fit to make sports part of the activities of association which is a laudable thing of which I am very happy to be part of,” Salisu, who was a former Triumph staff, had noted.
Other members of the committee are Mohammed She who will act as chairman with Ignatius Okpara, Debo Oshundun, Agabus Pwanagba, Sadiq Martins, Kayode Adeniyi and Ahmed Aighona to serve as members while Wale Ayodele will act as secretary.