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NUJ commences media tour across 36 states

The Nigeria Union of Journalists has concluded arrangements to undertake a tour of states to inspect projects being executed and to report accordingly.

A statement by the national president of the Union, Chief Chris Isiguzo says the tour which would commence next week with Lagos state is in line with the media’s constitutional role of holding Government and its officials accountable to the people.

Chief Isigugo says the initiative which is a collaboration between the NUJ and the Red Carpet organisation, would serve as a tool in showcasing and assessing the achievements, policies and programmes of Governments and help in deepening democracy .

The statement explains that Journalists will also take time to participate in interactive sessions with Governors and their teams, ask Critical questions And therefore report based on what they find on the ground for the people of the respective states and Nigerians at large to form their opinions and make informed decisions.

Reporting by Victorson Agbenson, Editing by Omotola Oguneye