By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Managing Director of Sky Newspapers, Alhaji Bashir Sanda has urged the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)) to check the activities of journalists who connive with online media to publish fake news.
Sanda, a veteran journalist gave the advice while speaking during the formal inauguration of Sky Newspaper (NUJ Chapel) in Gusau.
The former Director of Press Affairs to the first executive governor, Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura tasked the NUJ to flush out quacks who are denting the image of the union.
“”In reporting news, a journalist must verify the source or authenticity of it in order not to destroy the society”, he said.
Inaugurating the new chapel, the Chairman of the Zamfara State Council, Comrade Abdulrazak Bello Kaura said the union is working to eradicate quacks journalists in the state.
Kaura tasked the new chapel executive and members to work hand for the development of the state and nation.