Published 26 February 2022
The Ebonyi chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has entreated security companies within the nation to expose with and tackle journalists on election tasks as companions in growth reasonably than foes.
The demand fashioned piece of the communique issued by the council at the live of its month-to-month congress on Friday in Abakaliki.
The communique, which modified into as soon as signed by the council Chairman, Tony Nwizi, stated that there modified into as soon as need for security companies, especially the Nigerian Military and Police, to always collaborate to be obvious hitch-free elections.
It argued that the demand had change into indispensable as the nation began preparations in earnest for the 2023 traditional elections.
Ebonyi NUJ acknowledged that journalists within the reveal remained dedicated to sustaining their contribution to the socio-economic and political pattern of the reveal via exquisite and purpose reportage of events and executive’s programmes and activities.
The assertion partly read, “The council is working assiduously to be obvious the safety of journalists within the road of their duty as we prepare for the 2023 elections.
“We call on security companies and predominant actors within the political circle to gaze journalists as companions in growth.
It maintained that Ebonyi NUJ “is pleased with the overwhelming infrastructure and human capital pattern taking reveal across the reveal, courtesy of Governor David Umahi”.
The council recommended Umahi for accepting the call by the of us of the reveal to flee for the presidential election in 2023.
It entreated Nigerians to make stronger the governor’s aspiration, no topic tribe, religion or political leaning, for fairness, political inclusiveness and a higher nation.