By Richard Akintade, Osogbo
The olowu of Owu-Kuta in Aiyedire local government area of Osun State, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, Tegbosin 111, has charged journalists to always focus on reportage of activities that will promote national cohesion.
Oba Makama made this charge in Kuta while playing host to the executive members of Nigeria Union of journalists, Osun state council, led by the Chairman, Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu.
The monarch who said media professionals were key to national development called on journalists to always promote professionalism.
He urged media owners to always see to the welfare of journalists through prompt payment of their salaries and allowances.
Oba Makama congratulated the new leadership of the Union and promised to support the Union in the rehabilitation of its facilities.
In a remark, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of journalists, Osun state council, Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu, said journalists in the state would continue to promote professionalism.
Comrade Ajadosu lauded the traditional ruler for his commitment to his community through infrastructure development.
He however solicited the assistance of the monarch in the area of rehabilitation of the Union facilities.