In its bid to ensure standardization and strict adherence to ethics of media profession, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo State Council on Saturday inaugurates five man ethics and disciplinary committee
The committee members which includes, Dele Ogunsola, Tunde Busari, Azees Semiu, Deji Babalola and Remi Omotosho were inaugurated at the monthly congress of the union held at Dapo Aderogba Hall Iyaganku Ibadan
Comrade Adewumi Faniran, the council chairman while addressing the committee urge them to be up to the task and ensure discipline among the members of the union.
The chairman also urged them not to betray the confidence reposed in them but always ensure that journalists adhere to their constitutional role and function in the society
Dele Ogunsola, the chairman of the committee who responded on behalf of other members thanks the Union for considering them worthy of the task and promise to do their best in discharging their responsibilities
Ogunsola also appeal to members of NUJ to corporate with the committee and the union at large
Part of the resolve of the Union at the congress states that the federal government should be applauded for prompt rescue of the Dapchi Students and urged to put in place necessary security measure that would guide against a repeat of the unfortunate incident in vulnerable areas.
“The Federal Government should ensure prompt implementation of a new minimum wage for both Federal and State workers’
The communiqué which was signed by the Union Secretary, Bola Ogunlayi enjoings the management of privately owned media organizations to be sensitive to the welfare of their staff