The Nigeria Union Of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council 2023 Press Week has commenced with Health and Physical fitness walk which commenced from Ikeja Under Bridge and terminated at Alausa.
The walk was largely attended by members of the union who adorned the yellow, blue and white T-shirt and they walk and danced as the moved towards the secretariat of the union on Iyalla street.
A statement earlier released by the Chairman of the State Council, Comrade Adeleye Ajayi, the Week-long programme will start with Health Walk from Ikeja Under Bridge to NUJ Secretariat, 9A, Iyalla Street, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, 21st August, 2023.
Ajayi said: “The Week will be highlighted by two major events; a Public Lecture with the Theme: “Post Election Nigeria: Paths To National Restoration And Peace”, to be delivered by the Guest Speaker, Prof. Sunday Alawode, Dean, School of Communication Studies, Lagos State University (LASU), followed by a Panel of Discussion. The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian Newspapers, Mr. Martins Oloja will chair the Lecture holding on Wednesday, 23rd August, 2023 at the Combo Hall, LTV Compound, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi-Ikeja.
“The second is Gala/ Awards Nite on Friday, 25th August, 2023 also at the Combo Hall. Among distinguished Nigerians and Corporate organisations to be honoured are Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, representing Lagos East Senatorial District; Hon James Abiodun Faleke, member Federal House of Representatives representing Ikeja Federal Constituency; Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji, member, Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 01; Airtel Nigeria; Nigeria Breweries Plc; and other distinguished leaders and members of the Union.”
The Chairman also revealed other activities to include visit to Orphanage/Home for the Elderly and Cultural Day/Chapel Rendezvous on Thursday, 24th, including Jumat and Thanksgiving Services on Friday 25th and Sunday, 27th August.
He urged Chapel Chairmen and Secretaries, along with their members to turn out en mass to participate in the annual programme, which promises to be thrilling, educating, entertaining and fun-filled.