The Nigerian Union Of Journalists, (NUJ), Adamawa State council, has presented award of peace building to Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza, Adamawa State chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Presenting the award, the chairman of NUJ Adamawa State council, comrade Ishaka Donal Dedan, describes Bishop Mamza as a true leader that is worthy of emulation.
Dedan, said Bishop Mamzas’ selection was unanimously agreed by the leadership of NUJ adding in view of his contributions towards sustaining and enhancing peaceful coexistence in the State.
The NUJ Chairman disclosed that Journalists are the watch dog of the society and they are watching with keen interest the activities of Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza in touching the lives of the internally Displaced Persons and the people leaving with disability.
He urged other religious leaders to emulate Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza for the good of the society.
While the accepting the award, Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza expressed his deepest appreciation to all Journalists in Adamawa state for finding him Worthy of the award.
According to Bishop Mamza, the society can’t exist without journalists, thereby calling on all Journalists to be objective in their reportage, calling on them to avoid from personalising issues because they vital role in uniting the society
Bishop Mamza, made it clear to the NUJ leadership that he has rejected over sixty awards, as these days awards are just for giving sake, but accepted the NUJ award because they work hand in hand in bringing sanity to the society.