NUJ: Media Icon Tasks Taraba Electoral Committee on Transparency
Jethro Yerga, Jalingo
As closure of sale of forms for the election into the various positions at the Taraba State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ draws nearer, a Media Icon in the state, Mr Salihu Sansani has tasked the Credentials Committee to discharge their duties with high sense transparency fairness and credibility devoid of preferential treatment.
Mr Salihu Sansani gave this charge at Taraba State Press Center shortly after fulfilling all the conditions and obtaining Indication of Interest and Nomination Forms on behalf of some candidates who are vying for different positions at the election.
Sansani who is the spoke man of the campaign team of Mathew Eliud Jen, a contestant for the position of chairmanship in the election, stated that the campaign team has full confidence and respect in the calibre of personalities that Constitute the Credentials Committee and was expecting nothing but a transparent election
He called on members of the union to vote wisely and vote for Eliud Mathew Jen and his team, emphasizing that the team was made of experience, dedicated and honest personalities who would never let the union down in all ways.
“I want to commend the chairman and members of Credentials Committee for the forth comming election of our great union in Taraba State. Your commitment and dedication towards discharging your assigned responsibility is commendable. I want to urge you to continue in the way of transparency and fairness to enable us have a free, fair and credible election”. He stated
Earlier, the chairman of the Credentials Committee, Mr Emmanuel Ukwen, assured all candidates and members of the union that the Committee would never derail from any of the set guidelines but would work transparently to ensure that it deliver its mandate effectively
He noted that the Committee was made of people who place so much value in their integrity and would not descend so low to compromise to anything that would ruin the peaceful coexistence of members of the union before or after the elections
Mr Ukwen called on all the contestants to avoid campaign of calumny, bitterness and defamation of character but to consider each other as members of a family in order to sustain the spirit of unionism that brought members together in the union.
Meanwhile, Mr Eliud Jen who obtained Indication of Interest and Nomination Form for the position of chairmanship of NUJ, Taraba State Council, was accompanied by throng of supporters and other candidates who also obtained forms for various positions.
Some of the candidates on the entourage who also obtained their forms were Irakunyang Tapu, Jethro Yerga and Victoria Roland Andekin as Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Auditor respectively.