Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ in Yobe has congratulated Mai Mala Buni, the governor-elect and assured him of its support as he takes up the state’s mantle of leadership come May 29, 2019.
This was contained in a press statement made available to journalists on Friday by the Chairman, Comrade Yusuf Isah in Damaturu.
He said the governor-elect had been part and parcel of the union since he commenced his political activities at the grassroots level in the state, over twenty years ago.
“At NUJ we know him as a complete gentleman, who brings journalists close to him in almost all his activities. Time has come for him to
be the number citizen of the state and what we can offer is to support him to succeed for the benefit of all the citizens” he added.
Isah also used the medium to commend journalists in the state for being fair in their reportage which helped INEC to conduct credible elections in the state.
The NUJ Boss who said democracy is growing in the country, having spent 20 years, urged all elected leaders to make sure they keep to the promises they made to electorate during campaigns.