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Kano Govt. pledges support for media

Malam Sunusi Bature, Chief Press Secretary to the  Kano State Governor, has pledged to support the new leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Correspondent Chapel, to promote developmental journalism in the state.

Bature said this on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the chapel’s leadership at NUJ press centre in  Kano.

According to him,  the visit is to strengthen a good working relationship with media.

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He said he was aware of the role played by the media towards the emergence of the present  administration of Gov Abba Kabir-Yusuf.

The governor’s media aide called for media support in order to make the government succeed.

Bature expressed optimism on the  leadership of the chapel, saying that with the chairman’s impressive track records  and experience, it would make a difference in upholding professional ethics .

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In his remarks, Chairman of the  Chapel, Mr Aminu Garko, pledged to work closely with the government toward  promoting developmental journalism and  peaceful coexistence in the state.

He urged the press secretary to develop a blueprint for active engagement with the chapel for the development of the information sector.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bature’s appointment as the Chief Press Secretary  was among the first in the series of appointment made by the governor. (NAN)

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