Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday, December 21, met with a delegation of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) headed by Mr. Waheed Odusile, the National President of the organization.
In their discussion, the NUJ asked for legislative support to ensure the robust engagement of journalists in the Nigerian project. The Senate President in his response, reassured the NUJ that the 8th Senate will continue to do everything possible to ensure that the freedom
of the press as guaranteed by the Constitution and the laws of Nigeria continue to be upheld. "Journalists and the news media played a vital role in securing the 'Change' that we clamoured for during elections, and their work is crucial to ensuring accountable and transparent governance." Saraki added.