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PDP Accuses APC Of Gagging The Press In An Attempt To Stop Their Voices From Being Heard

In order to prevent the views of the opposition from being heard, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of the state's rulers of gaging the media.

Because the administration did not want to be criticized, the PDP said that the APC and its government had continued to obstruct fair media coverage of their actions.

During a phone contact from representatives of the ruling party, the opposition party's senatorial candidate in Ogun West, Ganiyu Obanibasiri, was already sitting in the studio of a private radio station, Hebron FM Ota, according to a statement released on Thursday.

According to the statement signed by the PDP spokesman in Ogun, Akinloye Bankole, those in power had earlier prevented the Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, from receiving the senatorial candidate in his palace.

The statement read in part: "Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed various ways in which the electorate has been emasculated, as well as a grotesque determination to gag the press from performing its duty of offering fair media coverage (as members of the fourth estate of the realm) for all contending political parties, particularly for PDP candidates." On Hebron 95.9 FM just this morning

High Chief AbdulGaniy Adeleke Dada Obanibasiri, our party's senatorial candidate in Ogun West and a well-known Awori son and traditional title holder, accepted the invitation duly extended to him by the station's management. However, while Obanibasiri was already seated in the studio, the show was abruptly cut short by a phone call from some APC leaders at the Ogun government house to the head of programs.

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Akinloye Bankole Ganiyu Obanibasiri Ogun Ota PDP


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