By Demola Atobaba
As part of it’s activities at ensuring the welfare of its members, the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Ekiti State Council has urged the state government to please look into the prompt payment of outstanding salaries and deductions of media professionals in employment of the state.
This request came during the January edition of the State Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday at the NUJ Secretariat, Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
Speaking on the development, the Chairman of the council, comrade Rotimi Ojomoyela observed that a countable numbers of staff deductions and salary arrears have been left unpaid to their members who are working tirelessly even during lock down being an essential workers.
Comrade Ojomoyela appealed to the State Government to as a matter of urgency consider the affected members for prompt response to the request.
He also frowned at some quackeries practicing illegal trade under the guise of been a journalist as well as those using fake NUJ stickers on their cars saying the union would soon go after culprits in collaboration with security agents.
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