By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna
The Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Wednesday inaugurated the Worldview Magazine Chapel with Mr Jethro Yerga as pioneer Chairman.
Reports say that the the inauguration brings to six the total number of Chapels in a the state.
Mr David Nya, the state Chairman of the union, who inaugurated the new Chapel said that this was a move to further strengthen the media practice in the state.
Nya said that the union was not leaving any stone unturned to rid the union of quacks in the state and to ensure that journalists were duly protected and given the deserved treatment by all sections of the society.
Mr Williams Ayoosu, the Editor in Chief of the Magazine, noted that the journey has been both beautiful and ugly with a lot of challenges and great moments, which he noted had helped in yielding the desired results.
“The magazine is established to promote a practice direction that is built on fairness, objectivity and honesty around the society and sustain the quality of reportage that will broaden the world view of readers on issues of regional, national and international concern,” he said.
The Chairman of the Chapel, Yerga in his speech noted that his leadership would focus on giving the needed cooperation to the union in the state and at the national level by ensuring the highest ethical and professional standards.
He appealed to all the journalists in the state to regard them as their new baby and give them all the needed cooperation to enable them succeed at their work both as journalists and as a Chapel.
Other members of the Chapel’s executive include Mr Yani Akila as vice Chairman, Christiana Babayo as Secretary, Mr Richard Iormua as treasurer among others.