Former Lagos State Governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has urged editors in the country to support the president’s media aides to make their jobs less challenging.
Tinubu, represented by Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo, gave the advice in Abuja at a reception organised by the Nigeria Guild of Editors for its members recently appointed as president’s media aides.
Those honoured were Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President and Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President.
Tinubu, who was the chairman of the occasion, said the two presidential aides needed the support to make their job less difficult.
“I can already see that Femi and Garba are going to have real challenges but the men and women in this hall have all what it takes to help you to make the job less difficult,” he said.
Tinubu urged editors to keep fighting corruption and other vices that undermine the growth and development of the country.
“For me, the media are the best fighters. If you don’t fight, the society will not grow. Today, there are debates about poor governance. Nothing is going to change if we don’t fight.
“It is important to fight the war until we get the country of our dream; for me, let us fight a cause that is necessary in order to deliver prosperity to our people,” Tinubu said.
He said editors should keep fighting until the war against corruption was won, Nigeria was free from its insurgency and created an economy that was not so much dependent on one commodity.
Tinubu expressed happiness over the President’s political will to fight war against corruption in the country.
He congratulated the NGE for having two members of its own being appointed by the President to play very …Read More
Source:: New Mail