The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has said media organizations are crucial in promoting peace and security in the country.
Jigawa State Police Commissioner CP Effiom Emanual Ekot stated this when he paid a familiarization visit to the state Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) correspondent chapel office in Dutse.
He said the visit is to strengthen the cordial working relationship between police and working journalistic the state.
According to him, “journalists are critical stakeholders in establishing and promoting peace and security in the nation.”
The CP then urged the members of the chapel to keep up with their good work and also maintain their good working relationship with the police, especially in this critical time of the campaign and other election activities for sustaining peace and stability in the state and the county in general.
Responding, the chairman of the correspondent chapel Comrade Muhammad Zangina said the cordial relationship between the working journalist in the state had contributed immensely in making Jigawa state one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria.
Comrade Zangina expressed the appreciation of the chapel members for the CP visit, which he described as a great honour and a milestone in strengthening the cordial relationship between the duo.
The Chapel chairman then promised to continue collaborating with the new CP in the area of promoting public consciousness on security and also play their expected role in supporting a peaceful political campaign and the forthcoming 2023 general election.