PRESS FREEDOM DAY : SGF Lauds Media For Support In Curbing Covid-19

3 May 2021 By Nkechi Ibeabuchi

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has joined others to celebrate the Nigerian media on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.

In a statement in Abuja the SGF notes the contributions of the Nigerian media in the containment of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the statement journalists make sacrifices in filing reports day and night, particularly,at the onset of the pandemic in which press briefings were held by the Presidential Task Force on daily basis.

It says their contributions led to the dissemination of accurate information to the citizenry through jingles, advertorials and various educational programmes on their platforms.

The statement assures media practitioners of continued support of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 while urging them to use their role as purveyors of news to build a strong and united country by adhering to the ethics of the profession.

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