Monday, May 4, 2020

2020 World Press Freedom Day: Media, The Gateway To Societal Development- CEPEJ Boss- Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade- Applauds the Resilience, Doggedness Of Journalists All Over The World- Shocknaija News

....As Mulade Celebrates International, African,  Nigerian Journalists on World Press Freedom Day.

....World renowned Niger-Delta Activist to Nigerian Journalists, we Commend your Doggedness And Resilience in Reportage

.... CEPEJ says Media, best tools for overcoming underdevelopment, Restates Partnership With the Media.

....CEPEJ To Journalists Across The Globe, Your Reportage in the ongoing  Covid-19 pandemic quite commendable.

By Victor Bieni

WARRI- DELTA STATE-The National Coordinator,  Centre For Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ),  Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade has hailed Journalists across the globe, especially those in Nigeria for being dogged and resilient in dishing out balanced reports on COVID-19 and other happenings around the world.

Chief Mulade disclosed this to our reporter today in Warri, Delta State while addressing  some group of Journalists at the  weekend while speaking on the 2020 world press freedom day.

The World Distinguished Civil Society Leader cum Journalists charged newsmen to do more in eradicating falsehood called fake news in order not to jeopardize their good work.

The Environmentalist and peace advocate also enjoined the media Practitioners to  adhere to the ethics of Journalism and chase gatecrashers from the noble profession.

The media friendly peace advocate commended Journalists for helping to bridge the gap between the high and the low in the society, as well as giving balanced and accurate information to the public on critical issues such as COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and terrorism within and outside Nigeria.

The CEPEJ National Coordinator therefore congratulated all Journalists in the country, especially those at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic battle, urging them to remain focused and determined in the discharge of their duties by obeying the ethics of their profession in their investigative reportage towards finding a cure to the dreaded coronavirus.

Comrade Mulade, a Niger Delta human rights activist with a bias for protecting the region's environment from pollution and degradation, described the media as the Fourth Estate of the Realm and a gateway to attracting development to the areas abandoned by the govt at  all levels.

Chief Mulade who is the Ibe-Serimowei of the Great Gbaramatu Kingdom of Delta State, reassured media practitioners of CEPEJ's steady and renewed partnership with them for progress at all times.

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