POLICE FORCE PRO COMMEND’S CRIME REPORTERS, CALLS FOR OBJECTIVE REPORTS TO AVOID SETTING NIGERIA ON FIRE
The Force’s public relations officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, ordered journalists, especially those involved in crime and security across the country, to ensure objective and trustworthy reporting.
The image curator was speaking at a year-end dinner hosted by Lagos State Police SP Public Relations Officer Benjamin Hundeyin urging pen men and women to be vigilant. the type of information they transmit. to the public, especially as the country moves toward the 2023 general election.
“Be objective in your reporting to avoid burning the country, especially as we are approaching a critical period in Nigeria.”
CSP Adejobi, who has praised journalists around the country, noted that security agencies, especially the police, cannot appreciate the media for all they do to support maintain and maintain national peace and security.
The Force’s public relations officer, FPRO, was a special guest at a dinner held in honor of members of the media, attended by the Crime Reporters Association, CRAN, and the Consortium. National Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), was held at Police Officers Mess, GRA, Ikeja on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Adejobi said so:
“We know that in Nigeria we are fortunate to have this group of individuals and intellectuals for their resilience, commitment and steadfastness in supporting us at this difficult time. Greetings to you and we love you in the Police family.
“I believe to some extent I can speak on behalf of some of my senior colleagues who are spokespersons for other committees and agencies in Nigeria, including the military, that We all appreciate you. We welcome your efforts; despite your challenges, you are very objective,
Adejobi further instructed the press to maintain its objectivity even as the election campaign entered its peak, asking them to balance their reporting and never be afraid to report the truth so that no one would be interested. which is to be punished.
However, he cautioned that objectivity does not mean “burning the country” by reporting. “We are moving towards this phase that will be more difficult; election process and all. Be objective, don’t burn Nigeria. Confirm each story before publishing,” he advises.
He concluded: “We cannot succeed without communication.
To add to the fun of this event that attracts a large number of journalists, journalists from electronic, online and print media, organizers organized games to create out winners, these give away attractive prizes like fans, mixers, Bluetooth and many more. Also present were PRO, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, his Deputy, DSP Stephen Kuti and other members of the State Police Public Relations Office.