NUJ President urges Lagos members to collaborate, build formidable platform



  President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, has urged members of Council of body to collaborate and build a formidable platform in order to make the union stronger.
Isiguzo made plea in an interview with News of Nigeria (NAN) at Nnamdi Azikwe’s International Airport on Friday in Abuja.
 He, however, commended the steps taken by the defeated contestants as they congratulated  they victors in the keenly contested elections which held on Nov. 26.
wish the officials in Lagos the of luck as they pilot the affairs of the union in the next three years.
“Election has been conducted in Lagos and went smoothly, we follow the rules to the letter, some people felt they needed to continue doing things the way they used to do it.
“The fact that you have been doing the wrong things for a million years does not make it the right thing, and we insisted that we do things the way it needed to be done, that exactly what we did in Lagos.
“Sadly, election delayed for about three times, but   am happy that at the end of the day the election took place under good  atmosphere.
“ Those that could not make it had congratulated those that won.
“Yes, they had a lot of noise, in the buildup to the election it expected, but at the end of the day what makes unique the fact we accepted the outcome of the election and make progress,”Isiguzo said.
He urged members to collaborate and take the Lagos union of Journalist to enviable heights.
Isiguzo also warned members against negative use of Social Media which he said could destroy the image of the union.
Isiguzo, however, commended the elected Chairman of NUJ, Mr Adeleye Ajayi, who Deputyis also a Editor-in-Chief in the News of Nigeria (NAN), for starting on a new note by preaching peace and responsibility for members. (NAN).