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NUJ knocks Amb. Adejare Bello over alleged assault on Osun journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) zone B, has condemned a former Speaker of Osun State Home of Meeting, Adejare Bello for allegedly assaulting a journalist.

DAILY POST gathered that Bello, who’s the Ambassador of Nigeria to Mexico, on Friday assaulted a member of Osun State Council of NUJ, Adeniyi Akinromade of OSBC. https://dailypost.ng/2021/03/12/newly-appointed-nigerian-ambassador-to-mexico-adejare-bello-assaults-journalist-in-osun/

NUJ B Zone whereas reacting, known as on Bello to publicly apologise to the sufferer and most of the people.

This was contained in a communique issued on the finish of an emergency assembly of the zone held at NUJ Press Centre in Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday.

DAILY POST studies that the emergency assembly was attended by Bamigbola Gbolagunte (Zonal Secretary), Adeleye Ajayi (Lagos Chairman) Ademola Babalola (Oyo Chairman) Wasiu Ajadosu (Osun Chairman), Adetona Aderoboye (Ondo Chairman) Kayode Babatuyi (Ekiti Secretary), Tunde Olalere (Lagos Secretary), Bukola Elufadejin (Osun Secretary) Sola Oladapo (Oyo Secretary) and Leke Adegbite (Ondo Secretary).
The union in a communique signed by Adeleye Ajayi (Chairman), Kayode Babatuyi (Member) and Bukola Elufadejin (Member), urged Bello to apologise with out additional delay.

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The zone additionally declared that Mr. Olalekan Oni ceased to carry the place of Zonal VP based mostly on the truth that he has exhausted his 6 months constitutional grace consistent with Article 6 (8) of the union’s structure.

The zone additionally concluded that the Zonal Secretary, Mr. Bamigbola Gbolagunte ought to maintain forth because the performing Vice-President of the zone pending the conduct of a bye election that can produce a substantive VP.
The communique reads,

“Having critically examined petitions from representatives of three chapels of Oyo Council over the standing of the VP Zone B, Mr. Cosmas Oni, the assembly recommends as follows:

“That the medium claimed by the VP (Kings FM Ibadan) shouldn’t be a registered chapel by the Oyo State Council and this negates his monetary membership standing as acknowledged in Article 4 (1a) of the Structure of NUJ.

“That the VP retired on nineteenth August 2020 and has exhausted 6 months grace interval acknowledged within the Structure.

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“That the VP shall stop to carry the place based mostly on the truth that he has exhausted his 6 months constitutional grace consistent with Article 6 (8) of the union’s structure.

“That the Zonal Secretary, Mr. Bamigbola Gbolagunte ought to maintain forth because the performing Vice-President of the zone pending the conduct of a bye election that can produce a substantive VP.

“{That a} befitting retirement ceremony be organized for the VP having served the union meritoriously.

“The Zonal leaders condemned in entirety an assault on a member of Osun State Council, Adeniyi Akinromade of OSBC by Ambassador Adejare Bello and known as on him to publicly apologise.

“The zone counseled Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State for donating Hummer Buses to Lagos and Oyo councils of NUJ respectively. The Zone additionally known as on different South West Governors and leaders to emulate this good gesture in the direction of journalists of their respective states.”

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