The Jigawa State chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists NAWOJ has elected new executive leaders to lead the association for the next three years.
Radio Nigeria reports that, the election held at the NUJ press centre in Dutse with the incumbent chairperson Hauwa Ibrahim Ladan emerged as re-elected chairperson.
Speaking during the inauguration of the new executives, the National Vice Chairperson incharge of NorthWest, Comrade Halima Musa commended 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 criteria laid down by the NAWOJ constitution and that of Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ”.
Halima Musa appealed to the new executives to carry all union members along, cooperate with state government, NUJ, partners and general public in championing for the interest of women and general public, as well as peace and progress of the society.
In his speech at the occasion, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Muhammad Garba Bulangu said, the election was a product sacrifice and upholding the principle of Justice, fairness and democratic tenants.
According to him, “So many things happen in the process of this election, but all it is now a history, ” there are so many lesson to learn, impunity has no longer have any space in our Union, democracy and justice will continue to prevailed against all odds”
Speaking during the election, the chairman credentials Committee Comrade said, they were guided by the constitution, and all the process followed for the election are documented for future reference.
Other new 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.