NUJ, Benue journalists job IGP, security agencies to search out missing reporter


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Benue chapters of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have faith tasked Inspector- Frequent of Police (IGP), Usman Baba and other security agencies to apply all measures to discover a missing member.

Tordue Salem, a reporter who covers the Residence of Representatives for the Forefront newspaper, used to be considered in Garki district of the FCT on October 13 earlier than his “alleged” disappearance.

The FCT division of the physique on Sunday stated that Mr Salem’s unexpected disappearance is an extension of the deteriorating teach of insecurity in the nation’s capital and again questions the effectivity of the country’s security operatives.

It urged all security agents to live as a lot as their expectations by solving the reporter’s mysterious disappearance in due time.

“For all of us journalists in Abuja, now we have faith been on edge these past few days over the mysterious disappearance of our colleague and friend, Mr. Tordue Salem.

“It’s caring that an grownup will simply vanish into thin air with out a hint. Here’s unacceptable and we flee the police and DSS to withstand the occasion and provide answers to this troubling shriek,” the commentary signed by the Abuja NUJ Chairman, Emmanuel Ogbeche and Secretary, Ochiaka Ugwu, be taught.

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The Convention of Benue Journalists (CBJ), in a apply-up commentary issued on Monday, stated journalists, love one another citizen, need the assurance of protection of security operatives to relief in the discharge of their feature in a democratic dispensation as now we have faith in Nigeria.

The CBJ President, Anule Emmanuel, famend that love one another citizen, journalists in Abuja and certainly the country at gigantic require full protection as they whisk about their appropriate duties of informing members of the general public without disaster of molestation, intimidation, and harassment.

He urged fellow journalists and members of the family of Mr Salem to be “prayerful, and dwell tranquil while the hunt effort is on to attach his whereabouts.”

The mobile phone replacement of the FCT Police PRO, Josephine Adeh, used to be busy when calls have faith been made to her on Monday morning, and questions despatched to her in appreciate to the sorrowful improvement have faith been no longer responded to as of the time of filing this file.

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