Kano council of Nigeria Union Of Journalists, (NUJ) has celebrated with Muslims on this year’s Eid el fitr.
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In a statement, jointly signed by Comrade Abbas Ibrahim, Chairman and Secretary, Comrade Abba Murtala, the Council called on Muslims to imbibe the lessons of Ramadan which include love, sacrifice, peace and brotherhood as the country ushers in a new democratic despensation.
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The council appreciated the role of journalists, Security Agencies, INEC, Civil Society Organisations, the Electorate and other stakeholders in the just concluded elections in the state and the country at large.
While urging people to continue to support democratic values , the NUJ further called on the elected leaders to put the country first as they come up with people oriented programs that will address Economic, Social and Political challenges.
The Union felicitates with in-coming and out-going administrations in the state on the sallah celebrations while media practitioners should strictly adhere to their professional ethics in the discharge of their duties.
The council stressed the need for citizens to be extra vigilant and report suspicious movements to security agencies.
It prayed for a hitch free Eid el fitr celebrations and prosperous rainy season.