Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has tasked journalists to be resolute towards upholding accuracy, objectivity and other professional ethics in their line of duty to deepen good governance and not to heat up the polity.
The message is contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner of Information Muhammad Garba on the occasion of this year’s World Press Freedom Day.
The Governor noted that as stakeholders, journalists should exercise their profession within the realm of law and journalism profession.
Ganduje further observed that at this critical period when Nigeria is facing myriads of challenges, the media should always be mindful of the laws guiding the conduct of their constituted responsibilities in their reportage.
Ganduje also assured working journalists that his administration would continue to be media friendly and felicitated with them on the auspicious occasion of International Press Freedom Day.