Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is still continuing with his consultations across board

- Osinbajo's consultations has to do with the recent ethnic agitations across the country

- The acting president met with media stakeholders on Thursday, June 22

Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo met with media publishers and editors on Thursday, June 22.

The meeting is part of the ongoing consultations by the presidency with leaders of thought from northern and southeast Nigeria, on recent ethnic agitations.

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The acting president had met with elders and traditional leaders from both the North and South East earlier.

Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

Acting President Osinbajo arriving for the meeting, exchanging pleasantries with senior government officials

He also met with the 36 state governors at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock recently.

Those who graced the occasion included very senior members of the Newspapers Association of Nigeria and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria.

Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

Acting President Osinbajo flanked by the National Security; Babagana Monguno, interior minister; Abdulrahman Dambazzau and DSS boss, Lawal Daura

In the pictures released by Aso Rock, NAIJ.com sighted the publisher of Vanguard Newspaper; Uncle Sam Amuka, his Thisday counterpart; Nduka Obaigbena, Leadership publisher; Sam Nda Isaiah and Comfort Obi of The Source.

Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

Cross section of media publishers and editors at the meeting

Others include Imoni Amarere and Olumide Oworu of Daar Communications, Fidelis Anosike of Daily Times and Abubakar Sidiq Usman of abusidiqu.com.

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Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors over ethnic agitations

Acting President Osinbajo exchanging pleasantries with Uncle Sam Amuka of Vanguard after the deliberations

Meanwhile, Osinbajo also held an emergency meeting with Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba state and top security officials following recent killings in some parts of the state.

Osinbajo also ordered deployment of military battalion, police reinforcements and other security officials the areas affected.

Watch Osinbajo talk about the unity of Nigeria on NAIJ.com TV below:

Source: Naija.ng

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