Presidency Recalls Punch Reporter Expelled For Writing Against Buhari |FortNews

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Bashir Abubakar, chief security officer (CSO), did not consult the media office before he expelled Olalekan Adetayo, Punch’s state house correspondent, from Aso Rock.
On Monday, the reporter was reportedly expelled for writing reports considered to be “uncomplimentary” to the Buhari administration.
But in series of tweets, Adesina said his principal is committed to press freedom and an amicable solution would be found to the matter.
He said the Buhari administration would not muzzle the media in anyway.
“We weren’t consulted in the media office by the CSO before he expelled The PUNCH reporter. President Buhari is committed to press freedom,” Adesina tweeted.
“An amicable solution would be found to The Punch reporter matter. President Buhari does not intend to muzzle the media in any way.

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