Atiku Abubakar, a prominent Nigerian politician, recently took to his Twitter handle to express his appreciation for the press in Nigeria on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. He acknowledged the vital role played by the press in strengthening democracy and empowering the nation.
The former Vice President of Nigeria praised the dedication and resilience of journalists in Nigeria, who work tirelessly to ensure transparency, accountability, and the free flow of information. He described the work of journalists in Nigeria as the backbone of the society and emphasized the importance of their role in promoting the values of freedom, democracy, and justice.
Atiku Abubakar also commended the courage of reporters, editors, photographers, and all media professionals in Nigeria, who pursue honest journalism, even in the face of adversity. He acknowledged the challenges faced by journalists in Nigeria, including intimidation, harassment, and violence, and called for the support of the Nigerian press.
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