By Roundoffnews

The monthly congress of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ Ekiti state council scheduled for Thursday has been suspended.

Also all activities of the council have been put on hold till further notice.

A statement by the chairman of the council,Mr Rotimi Ojomoyela says the suspension is in compliance with the directive of the national body of the union which directs all state councils to stop congresses and other large gatherings in view of the precautionary orders given by Federal and State governments against the spread of Coronavirus.

The statement enjoins members of the union who are essential workers to be careful and observe all necessary precautionary measures that will make them stay safe.