National Security : Nigerian Army Tasks Journalists On Professionalism In Reportage
Written by City Radio on January 20, 2023
The media have been urged to be more professional in discharging their duties, especially on matters concerning national security.
The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, who disclosed this, at his official taking over as Director Defence Information in Abuja, appreciated the media for their continuous support to the Armed forces in National development.
He cautioned that as the general election is around the corner the media should be wary about reporting anything that will affect the morale of troops and the credibility of the Armed Forces as they work towards supporting other government agencies to achieve peaceful and credible operations across the country.
According to him, the responsibilities of the media is to inform, educate and enlighten the society so as to improve and inform the public.
General Akpor noted that as the media have a role to play in creating a peaceful environment for all citizens to aspire to live their dreams, the Armed Forces of Nigeria as a group has done great exploits in restoring the peace especially in the North east amongst other achievements due to dogged efforts of the military.