By Mohammed Kabir Garba, Bauchi
The Nigeria Union of Journalists Bauchi State Council has donated relief items to patients receiving treatment at Bayara and specialist Hospital Bauchi.
The gesture is part of activities marking the 2021 Union press week.
The union led by the council chairman, Comrade Umar Saidu distributed detergents and food items to patients in the hospital and prayed to God to for their speedy recovery.
Umar Saidu said the move was to give them sense of belonging and a show of support by the union to Identify with their plight.
The union also paid a courtesy visit to the emir of Dass, Bilyaminu Othman at his place and to seek for the emirs fatherly blessings as the patron of the state council.
The Emir, Dr. Bilyaminu Othman charged the working journalists to be professional in the discharge of their assignments.
He also called on them to be agent of peace and economic development of Nigeria so that Unity and cohesion will be established.