The Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), on Tuesday expressed readiness to partner with the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna Chapter, on jobs creation and national development.
The group said with such partnerships they had the potential to articulate positive values and responsibility for the development of the country.
Chairperson for the PMAN’s Kaduna branch, Anna Kankara-Mohammed decided to make a courtesy visit to the NUJ Council leadership to solidify the partnership.
She expressed confidence that the Kaduna PMAN will not hesitate to help the association in publicizing it’s activities from time to time.
“I want to assure you that with the cooperation of your great union, we will articulate positive values and responsibility in our quest to contribute to national development”.
“Already, we are working with various stakeholders in the country to do the needful in the nation’s music industry by engaging more and more of our teeming unemployed youths in the business of dissemination of the knowledge of and musicology throughout Kaduna State”.
“In pursuing this goal, we must not shy away from the fact that the country is at a crossroads, in search of new direction and impetus to establish a framework which if well articulated with your assistance as the mirror of the society, will go a long way in engendering a new way forward for the benefit of all and for the greater good of Nigeria,” she said.
Kankara-Mohammed thanked the NUJ for granting her team an audience and expressed hope that the doors will always remain open when ever they call.
NUJ Chairman, Garba Mohammad, in his welcome address, assured the visitors of the Union’s support in developing the state and country in general.
He noted that reporting PMAN’s activities is part of the media’s responsibility, adding that the union is ready at all times to collaborate with any organization that is working towards the development of the country and it’s citizens.