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"Uphold Professionalism And Investigative Journalism" - Osun Govt Charges NAWOJ


The Deputy Governor,of Osun state
Mr Benedict Alabi wants journalists in Nigeria, to uphold professionalism and  investigative journalism in the discharge of their duties.

According to the deputy governor this will eliminate fake news and wrong information being reported and circulated most of time by the media especially about Government.


Mr Alabi gave the charge  in Osogbo the state capital at the 2019 awards ceremony organised by  the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Osun state chapter.

Mr alabj maintained that fake news often  led to apprehension and instigation against Government and their policies.

He lamented on the havoc which  fake news and unverified information have done to the country and the world in general.




.Osun Deputy Governor noted that if those in charge of  information management, the media personnel can be more investigative and always cross check facts about every information  before  publication especially as relates to Government policies and activities, our  society will be better.

He called for continued cooperation between the Government and members of the  fourth Estate of realm in their efforts of taking the state  and the country to the next level of growth and development,  through media activities especially information dissemination.

"As a Government, our doors are always opened for you to cross check facts that relate to our government before publication.

You are assured of our cooperation at all times" Mr Alabi said.

The Deputy Governor also identified with women in their call for more inclusion in governance and political appointments,  encouraging  women to be more visible in contest for political posts

Mr alabi reiterated that Governor Oyetola's led administration will surely fulfill his promises to women,  as regard appointment.

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