By Amos Matthew, Kaduna
NEWSDAILYNIGERIA– President Peace Revival Foundation of Nigeria, Reverend Yohanna Buru and other Speakers at New Year’s feast have lauded role of the media especially Kaduna Journalists in Peace building.
Speaking on New year’s Day Celebration at Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna Council, Buru noted that without journalists, he could have found it difficult to reach Nigerian populace and beyond with message of peace and love for one another.
He added that his appointment by the United Nations as Peace Ambassador in recognition of his efforts in preaching peace and the need for harmonious cohabitation amongst different ethnic and religious groups was possible because of the partnership he stated he enjoyed with Media practitioners.
According to Pastor Buru, the 2022 NUJ Kaduna Media Parley was the 8th year of celebrating with Journalists in Kaduna, the purpose for the dinner he hinted was to acknowledge efforts of journalists in ensuring peaceful and prosperous nation for all, stressing that the society would have been in information blackout in the absence of members of the fourth Estate of the Realm.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of NUJ, Kaduna Council, Hajiya Asma’u Yawo Halilu assured stakeholders of her resolve to ensure factual and balanced reportage geared towards promoting peace.
Earlier, the Imam Sabon line Kurmin Mashi Rabo Abdullahi hailed journalists for leading the path of Peace in Nigeria, praying for Almighty Allah’s blessings for the Media profession with the Grace to continue Peace building.
Also speaking, Former Chairman of NUJ Kaduna Council, Comrade Andrew Fadason thanked God for having the first female Chairman of the Council in Kaduna.
Fadason called on all and sundry to continuously pray for the bond of the media irrespective of their faith stressing that Nigerians must be blind to religion to progress.