The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has assured journalists in the state of his administration’s support in the discharge of their duties.
Amosun stated this in Abeokuta, the state capital while presenting two brand new 18-seater Hilux buses to the Ogun State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the executive of the State Correspondents’ Chapel.
He stated that government decided to present the buses to members of the pen profession because it would in so many ways enhance the performance of their job.
The governor stated that his administration was committed to assisting all professional bodies in the areas that would enhance their productivity and contribution to the upliftment of the society.
According to a statement by Amosun’s Senior Special Assistant, Media and Communication, Funmi Wakama, the governor said: “Therefore, I urge you to continue to work in the overall interest of the society by making objectivity, fairness and balance your watchword.”
In his response, the Chairman, Ogun State Council of the NUJ, Comrade Tunde Sodeke, expressed appreciation to the governor for the kind gesture.