NUJ president cheers Tinubu with drums

NUJ president cheers Tinubu with drums

President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Chris Isiguzo, has appealed to Nigerians to support the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, saying the country's problems began before he took office.

Isiguzo said this on Tuesday during a special meeting of the Abia State NUJ Council in Umuahia.

He noted that with the election results and the Supreme Court declaring Tinubu the duly elected president, Nigerians should be patriotic by supporting the policies of the federal government.

Isiguzo called on Nigerians to be patient and have faith in the Tinubu administration.

“We have to be patient. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu did not create the problems we have in Nigeria. He has only been in office for six months. As citizens who believe in our government, we must be patient with the administration,” he said.

He also advised Nigerian journalists against writing or publishing material that could destroy the country.

The NUJ Rector advised journalists to carry out their duties professionally to avoid being caught in the web of the Cyber ​​Crimes (Prohibition) Act.

He said that although the Cyber ​​Crimes (Prohibition) Act was offensive, it had not yet been repealed by Parliament, and journalists could get into trouble if they wrote or published offensive articles. .

Mr. Isiguzo disclosed that he had recently secured the release of several journalists who were arrested in some states for reports they wrote.

While praising the NUJ leadership in Abia State for bringing about peace, Isiguzo said the national leadership of NUJ was establishing a National Media Complaints Commission. This is a co-regulatory body that allows those who have been harmed to report, rather than police journalists who publish offensive material. Journalist in custody.


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