By Uba Abdullahi
The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Engr. Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari says the media is an engine room for democratic sustainability across the globe.
Rt. Hon. Chidari made the remarks in an interactive session with the Executives of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Information Chapel who paid a courtesy visit to the House on Wednesday.
He further pointed out that considering the exceptional role of the media in society; the House accorded the media high priority in all its undertakings
The Speaker, also said that the House is fully aware of the important roles being played by the Information Officers at both Ministry Department and Agencies, and Local Government Areas, highlighting that the House would contact the State Ministry of Information on matters related to capacity building to Information Officers in line with the global best practice of keeping public abreast on different topical issues for more productivity and efficiency.
In his brief remarks, the Chairman of the Information Chapel, NUJ Kano Council, Comrade Suleiman Abdullahi Dederi said they were at the House to further cement the already existing cordial working relations with the Honourable House.
He assured the respected members of the House that members of the Union would continue to discharge their duties with zeal and honesty and thanked the Speaker for giving them the opportunity to interact with him and the Honorable Members