…promises to uphold journalism ethics
Online journalists across the 19 northern states of Nigeria ,under umbrella of Arewa Online Media Network, (AroMeN) on Saturday,28th July, 2018 elected a veteran journalist, Mallam Nasir Dambatta of Politics Today from Kano to lead the affairs of the group while John Femi Adi of Daily Newstimes from Kogi State emerged as the Secretary.
Other officers elected includes, the Vice Chairman – Malam Abdurrauf Musa – (Abuja) Abuja Chronicle, Assistant Secretary -Miapsuk Madugu (Plateau State) Times Magazine,Financial Secretary – Oyewale Oyelola (Kwara )Factual Times, Publicity Secretary – Mohammed Ibrahim (Kaduna State) Developmental Reporters, Auditor Salma Suleiman ( Nasarawa State) Sarewa Online
The newly-elected Exco have been charged by the Chairman of the Election Panel, Malam Suleiman Kazaure, to live up to the expectations of the general public in promoting professional ethics, fairness and balance with the highest sense of responsibility.
In his acceptance speech, the newly elected Chairman, Mallam Dambatta promised to carry every member along, adding that the group will constitute Board of Trustees from among online practicing journalists within the 19 northern states and Abuja, irrespective of ethnic nationality.
He said the Arewa Online Media Network was established to promote professionalism in the coverage of news and events through the available online platforms.
“We will uphold the ethics of our noble profession and we will be fair to all. The group will not GB tolerate quacks, hence membership will be based on purely on professionalism,” he said