National president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile has vowed not to impose candidates on any council conducting elections to bring in new executives.
Odusile, who promised not to interfere in the councils elections said he was not imposed on the national body of the union neither would he impose on the councils.
Speaking when he made his maiden visit to the Kaduna State Council of NUJ after his election as the National president, Odusile said the election wiould strictly be conducted in compliance with the constitution of the union.
He vowed not to bend the constitution and rules to favour any contestant.
According to him, “We won’t interfere in any council election. I won’t bend any rule and won’t look at faces to rule.
“I won’t be a party to imposition because nobody impose me on you. So let’s all have respect for our constitution because that is the only way people out there will respect us,” he said.
Odusile also pleaded with all contestants to shun campaign along religious and ethnic line, saying “don’t let us fan the embers of ethnicity, religion and tribe.”
The NUJ president also warned journalists who are in the habit of blackmail to desist from such unethical practice, saying anyone found in the act would pay dearly for it.
“We won’t condone that practice and will deal with anyone found in the act of blackmail. Anyone involved in this act will see the other side of us.”

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