Insecurity: NUJ Seeks Synergy with Security Agencies
The Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) has said there should be working relationship between the media and security agencies in order to end the spate of insecurity ravaging the country.
The Chairman of NUJ Ekiti State Council, Rotimi Ojomoyela stated this on Thursday in Ado Ekiti while delivering a lecture titled ; 'The Roles of Media in Achieving National Security'
The lecture was organized by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) in commemoration of 2018 World Civil Defence Day Celebration.
Ojomoyela noted that the media contributed more than any other sector to restoring the current democracy in Nigeria, adding that the role played by media in nation building cannot be overemphasized.
" There are should be synergy between the media and security agencies where both parties would have opportunity to brainstorm and reach resolutions of how to better the nation," he said.
He advised media practitioners to rise up to the expectations in ensuring they feed the public with information that would promote peace and development of the nation.
Ojomoyela, while lamenting the rate of insecurity across the nation,however solicited salary increase for all security officers.