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Bello orders investigation into assault on journalist

By Boluwaji Obahopo
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday, ordered an immediate investigation into the assault on Mr. Wale Odunsi, Daily Post Deputy Editor, by the security aide attached to Government House.

Odunsi was in the state on the invitation of Governor Bello’s media team for a two-day social media summit, when he was attacked.

Governor Bello, in a statement in Lokoja yesterday, by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Petra Onyegbule, expressed shock on the misconduct of the security personnel and promised that all the allegations will be thoroughly investigated.

The governor, who appealed to the journalist over the issue, noted that the reason for the summit was to foster a cordial relationship between the government of Kogi State and the media.

 

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