The Credential Committee conducting election of the new officials of Nigeria Union of Journalists Zamfara state council has denied receiving the sum of seven million naira donation from the state government.
It could be recalled that, the Zamfara state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ, is holding election of the new officials on Saturday the 2nd day of July 2022.
The Credential Committee claimed to have received the sum of #1.5million as donation from the state government
The State Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara however gave contrary revelation that Governor Bello Matawalle gave the committee a donation of seven million naira for the conduct of the programme lined up for NUJ election.
In swift reactions, member of the union however raise concern over the contradictory statements.
The aggrieved journalists threatened to boycott the election until the true situation was established on the two contradictory statements on the state government of whether it was seven million naira or one point five million naira donation as claimed by the committee.
They appealed for more clarification from the state government on the amount donated to the NUJ for the election.