From Yakubu Mustapha Minna

People’s Daily Correspondent, Comrade Yakubu Mustapha Bina has emerged as 2nd term Chairman of Correspondents Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ, Niger State Council.

He emerged as an unopposed candidate with other executives during their election and inauguration held at the chapel office in Minna, Niger state capital.

In his acceptance speech, Comrade Yakubu Mustapha Bina assured to achieve more in areas of welfare package, ensure the unity, stability, integrity of the union and transparency in its finances as well ensure professionalism and ethical conduct of members.

He reiterated the commitment of his leadership to carry along every member to ensure peaceful coexistence, adding that election is about acceptability, trust, dialogue, genuinety and believability hence the need to strengthen our relationship with the people who entrusted us with position of authority.

Comrade Mustapha Bina stated that molestation and harassment of the union members will not be tolerated from any quarters and urged members to join hands with his administration in realizing the desired objectives and development of the chapel while efforts would be made to ensure that challenges confronting the union is being addressed.

He however applauded the chapel members, the electoral committee and NUJ Niger State Council led by the state council chairman, Comrade Abu Nmadu for their peaceful conduct, supervision and fatherly role in ensuring a free, fair, credible and acceptable election.

In his speech the Chairman of the NUJ Niger state council, Comrade Abu Madu, advised the new EXCO to be more organized and give each and every member the opportunity to excel.

He also commended the corespondents Chairman, Mustapha Yakubu Bina, for his honesty and justice during his first tenure and urged him to continue with the good work, hence the essence of the union is to work together and progress.

Other New Executives include; Nura Mohammed as Vice Chairman, Dan Atori Okpole – Secretary, Abubakar Akote – Assistant Secretary, Pricilla Dennis – Treasurer, Rita Iliya – Financial Secretary and Mustapha Nasiru Batsari as the Auditor respectively.

It could be recalled that Comrade Yakubu Mustapha Bina is one of the most experienced executive who has served the chapel at various levels that include; financial secretary, one term acting treasurer and acting secretary, served as two term secretary and emerged second term as chairman respectively.

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