BREAKING: Channels TV Journalists Leave Nigerian Broadcasting Commission’s Office

The presenters of a breakfast present “Sunrise Daily” on Channels Television, Chambalain Usor and Kayode Okikiolu, in addition to Maope Ogun, have left the National Broadcasting Commission’s workplace in Abuja after being queried by the fee.

The crew have been seen on Thursday leaving the company head workplace of the fee positioned contained in the Presidential Villa at about 6: 30pm.

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The journalists have been in excessive spirits after the assembly and thanked Nigerians for his or her assist.

When prodded by journalists if they’d report again to the fee, they stated the regulatory physique had requested them to go and that they’d get again to them.

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Meanwhile, human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, and the National President, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzor, have been additionally on the fee in solidarity with the journalists and in defence of free speech.

On his half, the NUJ President stated he was on the fee to get the main points of the matter.

He stated, “We came here and we met with the NBC Director-General and our colleagues. They are just having a meeting and after that, all of them will go. There is no cause for alarm.”

He stated it was a convention dialogue and nothing to fret about.

Recall that the NBC had on Tuesday in a letter signed by the fee’s Director-General, Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, summoned the tv station following the utterances made by some friends dropped at the programme on Wednesday. BREAKING: Channels TV Journalists Leave Nigerian Broadcasting Commission’s Office 3

They included the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and a former Nigerian Navy officer, Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (retd.).

Olawunmi had stated Boko Haram terrorists talked about names of present governors, senators and Aso Rock officers as sponsors throughout interrogation by the navy authorities.

He, nevertheless, stated President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities did not exhibit the required political will to go after the high-profile politicians for causes finest recognized to it.

Olawunmi, a professor of Global Security Studies, stated he was a member of the Intelligence Brief at Defence Headquarters throughout the management of the then Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.)

According to him, the federal government had not been capable of prosecute the sponsors as a result of it was allegedly partisan.

He added that the Department of State Services had great info on terrorists however they may not do something besides by the physique language of the Commander-In-Chief.

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