By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
As part of activities to mark the 2023 NUJ Press Week in Kogi State, Journalists in the State embarked on road walk early hours of Monday in Lokoja.
The exercise which was tagged: “2023 Press Week, Road Walk For Health And Wellness” was led by the State Chairman of the Nigeria Union Of Journalists, Alhaji Adeiza Momoh-Jimoh and other executives of the Union.
Speaking at the end of the exercise, Alhaji Adeiza Momoh-Jimoh , described physical fitness and mental alertness as key to the journalism profession, stressing that plans are underway to make the exercise a monthly routine to keep members fit.
“If you are not physically fit, if you are not mentally alert, you can’t do this job succesfully. That’s why we have set out this day to keep our members fit”.
In his remarks, Chairman of the Federated Chapel, Mike Abu, urged members of the Union to engage in sporting activities, saying they should not restrict themselves to the field of journalism alone.
Abu who said sporting activity was important for journalists in the state, called on them to make out time for exercise to keep them fit.
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