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President Buhari congratulates the new Executives of the NUJ

The President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected executives of The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).

This was made known by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari congratulates newly elected NUJ executives.’

The statement reads, “From the outset of this administration, President Buhari has made it clear that ‘press freedom is an irreducible minimum in a democracy that would flourish,’ however, such freedom must be used responsibly.

“Considering the formidable role the media play in shaping and influencing the course of events in any society, the President reminds the NUJ leadership that the country will continue to look up to their members for fair, balanced and objective journalism.”

President Buhari urged the media to forge greater unity in the union, engage in productive dialogue to resolve any issue that might hinder the progress of the association.

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