The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council has condemned in robust phrases an open assault meted out to one in every of its members, Niyi Akinromade by Nigeria Ambassador to Mexico, Adejare Bello.
DAILY POST had earlier reported that newly-appointed Nigerian ambassador to Mexico, Bello, on Friday, assaulted a journalist in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State.
Bello, a two-term former Speaker of the Osun State Meeting, at present representing Nigeria as an Ambassador, publicly attacked Adeniyi Akinromade, a reporter of the Osun State Broadcasting Company whereas he was rendering social service throughout a visitors gridlock.
DAILY POST stories that there was gridlock on Friday morning at Oke-Fia in Osogbo and the involved journalist, determined to assist direct automobiles away from the hold-up, to make sure the freef-loww of visitors on the jammed routes.
In a press release by the Chairman of the council, Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu and the Secretary,Comrade Bukola Elufadejin acknowledged, it’s least anticipated an individual of Adejare standing to interact in such public assault on a journalist who was rendering social service at Oke-Fia in Osogbo.
The assertion frowned on the undignified perspective of Bello to descend so low to the purpose of slapping a citizen of Nigeria who he’s assigned to guard their curiosity in Mexico.
It famous that the union would now not tolerate try by highly-placed folks to topic journalists to inhuman remedy.
The union, due to this fact, demandes an apology from the previous speaker of Osun State Home of Meeting, Bello and warned towards reoccurrence of such act.
Osun NUJ blasts Nigerian Ambassador to Mexico, Adejare Bello for assaulting journalist