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Hate Speech Bill : NUJ Urges Journalists To Rise And Challenge The Bill Before Pass Into Law.

The president Nigeria Union Of Journalist(NUJ) has call on Journalist nation wide to stand and Challenge the “Hate Speech Bill” that is already before the National Assembly, and has pass second reading.
As the Bill is not only anti journalist, anti people, draconian and indirect way to muzzle, cow and pocket journalists by the government and his co-travellers ,the proponent of the “Hate Speech bill” who want to deprive the society access to free information.
The president of the Nigeria Union Journalist (NUJ) Chris lsibuzor give the advice during the extra ordinary Congress meeting held on the 20th November, 2019 at the councils secretariat at Hill Station junction along Abrahim Taiwo Road in Jos, plateau state capital.
Chris is in plateau to sentistize journalists in the state to be abreast with challenges ahead of journalists in the country and the need for us to hold our destiny in our hands and say no to this proposed draconian media law of the government.
” The bill has passed second reading at the National Assembly that if we did not fight it now, I am assuring you that the implications may be too much for us to handle later, he said.
Isibuzo berated the initiator of the bill who he said it would have be more profitable and rewarding if he had channel his smart brain for that which would be beneficial to all the people of Nigeria .
It would be recall that recently one of the law makers out of what can be describe as overzealousness proposed bill before National Assembly captioned “Hate Speech Bill”which has pass the second reading at the National Assembly ,gear towards to regulate the press.
On the issue of proliferations of professional body, like “Online journalists “and some other not registered bodys, the NUJ president will make frantic efforts to bring the qualified ones that are willing to register with NUJ and then go after the quacks sabotaging the practice of the journalism profession in the country ,and bringing the name of the profession to disrepute.
He thank the NUJ plateau state Council under the leadership of Mr Paul Jatto,for some of the projects he his putting on ground that we benefit the members of the council in plateau State.
He however share light on the issue of his allege certificate forgery by the past president of NUJ Abdulwaheed Odusile and said its baseless “The past president of NUJ Waheed Odusile is a drowning man who still bitter over lost of election, at the same same time want to distract our government to be in this failure group with his government which informed his actions.
On the president entourage were some of the National Excos of the council
Alh Ali Atabo ,Ladi Emmanuel , Chief Shuiabu Liman and Wilson Bako of the Nigeria Standard who is the vice president zone “D”

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