A Peoples Democratic Occasion Chieftain in Anambra State, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has known as on the federal government to think about investing within the Nigerian media trade, describing it as a defender of the nation’s democracy.
Ozigbo stated there was a necessity for the federal government to forge a partnership with the media as an alternative of stifling her.
In a press launch made out there to DAILY POST in Awka to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day, Ozigbo congratulated Nigerian journalists for his or her doggedness, describing them because the defender of the nation’s democracy.
“In the present day, I have a good time the Nigerian press for his or her resilience and dedication to the occupation and the event of Nigeria.”
“Our journalists function below a few of the harshest work circumstances on the earth, but they proceed to play their position in constructing Nigeria and rising our democracy.
“I commend the Nigerian press for staying robust, sticking to their dedication, and defending the nation whereas many different establishments within the nation have caved.
“Any nation that needs to progress should assure the free stream of knowledge. It’s important that the risk and clampdown on journalists is straight away stopped.
“Fairly than censorship, governments must be coming into into partnerships with the media by strategically investing in strengthening and equipping the press to hold out its duties of informing, educating, and enlightening Nigerians,” he stated.
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