The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that all accredited media organizations in the country, including the African Independent Television (AIT), are free to cover the activities of the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement issued in
Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai
Mohammed, the party said the incoming Buhari Administration will not
discriminate against any media organization, irrespective of its role
during the electioneering campaign leading up to the recent polls.
It however enjoined all media organizations to observe the highest level of professional standards in carrying out their duties.
is a Code of Ethics guiding the practice of journalism in Nigeria, and
this demands every journalist to ensure a strict adherence to the
highest levels of ethics and professionalism in carrying out their
”There must be repercussions, within the realms of the
law, for media organizations which have wantonly breached the Code of
Ethics of the journalism profession and turned themselves to partisans
instead of professionals. But such repercussions will not include
barring any accredited media organization from covering the activities
of the President-elect,” APC said.