Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation Holds Annual Lecture/Award
Come Saturday, 29th May, 2021, the
Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation will be holding its annual lecture/award in Kaduna.
The Managing Director/ CEO, Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation,
Engr. Abubakar Gambo Umar disclosed this to newsmen during a courtesy visit to Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Secretariat, Kaduna on Tuesday, 25th, 2021.
Engr. Abubakar Gambo Umar who led the delegation said the team was in NUJ to seek collaboration as no organization can work successfully in issolation of the press.
Two prominent Nigerians, a male and a female he said will be given awards.
“Our awards are always given to people who have already achieved and retired. You have done your best, you have contributed your quota to national development. So, as you retire, we look for you and we award you.” Award will be given to a male and a female. He stated.
Responding, Council Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists Kaduna, Comrade Adamu Yusuf thanked the management of Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation for commending Kaduna journalists saying, the Council expresses readiness to partner the foundation in moving the affairs of the foundation and state forward.
While assuring the foundation of a healthy collaboration, Comrade Adamu described Kaduna Council as ‘mother’ of all Councils as it has representation of all media houses.
He made a passionate appeal to the foundation to intervene on the issue of New Nigerian Newspapers that had lingered for so long.
Retirees of the organization he lamented are going through untold sufferings as a result of backlog of unpaid pension money.
Aside being a legacy of late Sardauna, New Nigerian newspapers is the only northern newspapers and therefore needs to be resuscitated.