…As Niger State NUJ Chairman Bags Award
By James Samuel
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Group under the auspices of West African Youths Initiatives for Good Governance has calls on the State and Federal government to strictly apply punishment on those perpetuating evils acts in the society.
The group made this calls while presenting an award of ” icons of societal transformation ” to Niger State NUJ chairman and also the council secretary, Comrade Abdu Idris and Comrade Abu Nmadu respectively at the state press centre in Minna.
The group leader, Comrade Jerome Mainasara said the group objective is to defend the youths interests, promoting peace and good governance across the sixteen members countries of West Africa.
He said they were in the state to identify, appreciates, and familiarize with the state leadership of the Union and their achievement, purposeful leadership, credibility, proper information dissemination, Union welfarism and advancement of information technology.
Comrade Jerome Mainasara then seek for their support and partnership in fighting against drugs abuse, child labour, rape, the spread of corona virus pandemic, prostitution, and violence against women in the state.
He added that the group which is made up of representative from sixteen members countries like Benin Republic and Ivory coast were also planning to hold national youths conference towards the end of the year.
In his acceptance speech, comrade Abdu Idris thanks and appreciates the group for the recognition award which he describes as a challenge to him and the Union to do more towards their professional duties in the state.
The chairman promised to support and partnership with the group to make a better society and the country at large.
He then dedicated the award to the entire members of the Union.