BON stakes patriotism on national security

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BON stakes patriotism on national security

Okoh Aihe
Okoh Aihe

As the nation sank deeper in the mire last week, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, had the presence of mind to call for a productive synergy between the government, security forces and the media in order to put an end to the festering security challenges in the country.

Represented by Rear Admiral Okoh EdetEyo, Irabor seized a fortuitous opportunity provided by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, at the 74th General Assembly, which held in Abuja, to make sense where even the highly placed seem to be losing their heads.

His call rested on the foundation earlier erected by the BON Chairperson, Sa’a Ibrahim and the Acting Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, CNBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, who called for media restraints in information dissemination in order to help cobble together the nation’s fault lines in these troubling times.

I had longed to attend a BON event because of the respect I have for the organisation. For…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper