December 2, 2022



2023: Don’t see elections as do or die, Oyo NUJ tells politicians

The Oyo state Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has tasked Nigerian politicians to not take the 2023 normal elections as do-or-die affair.

Oyo NUJ gave the recommendation in a communique issued on the finish of its month-to-month congress held at its Press Centre, Iyaganku Ibadan on Wednesday.

Based on the union, the time had come for politicians within the nation to discover ways to play the sport in line with the principles.

The union additionally tasked journalists to stick strictly to all of the ethics of the occupation by being truthful, goal and factual in reporting political actions because the electioneering for 2023 polls commences.

NUJ nonetheless lauded the Oyo State Police Command beneath the management of the Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams, for reactivating stop-and-search operation for motorcyclists, carrying greater than two passengers with a view to checking the ways in which folks of questionable characters have been utilizing the technique of transportation to perpetrate nefarious actions within the society. 

Commending the police command, Oyo NUJ harassed that complaints have began coming that some policemen deployed for the operation have been hiding beneath the stop-and-search operation to extort cash from motorcyclists and different members of the general public.

The union urged CP Adebowale Williams “to research the allegation and whether it is true, to warning his males to desist from the act that would drag the identify of NPF within the mud.”

 The NUJ nonetheless appealed to members of the general public to not take legal guidelines into their fingers every time they have been aggrieved however to stick to lawful technique of getting justice.

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