Rajab re-elected Yobe NUJ council chair

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Yobe state council, Tuesday, inaugurated its new executive members that would steer its affairs for the period of three years.

Comrade Rajab Mohammed Ismail was re-elected unopposed as council chairman at the just concluded election held at the Yobe council secretariat.

With him to steer the mantle of leadership were Usman Mohammed Nasoro, vice chairman, Alhassan Sule Mamudo, council secretary, Babayo Wakili, assistant secretary, Murjanatu Hamisu Yalwa, auditor and Baba Shehu Mohammed, treasurer.

However, the vacant position of financial secretary has been scheduled to be filled in a bye-election to be announced in due course.

Rajab, after the dissolution of the house and taking of oath which was administered by Barr Abdulrahman Mohammed Karage, had in his acceptance speech promised to do all it takes together with his team of officers to reposition the council.

Comrade Rajab, who appreciated the support from the esteemed members who found them worthy of serving them again said within the period under review, they have tried their best in advancing the course of their members in various ways, such as training and capacity building in and outside Yobe state.