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FRSC Sector Commander sideline journalists in Bayelsa

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps for Bayelsa state, Mr Ikechukwu Lawrence Igwe was alleged has sidelined some media organizations from covering its programmes in the state.
  Global Overseer reliable learnt that some media organization journalists were sidelined for media coverage at the just concluded last Thursday 2nd Quarter Workshop organized by the state command of the FRSC at Yenagoa Local Government Conference Hall, in Yenagoa.
Mr Ikechukwu Lawrence Igwe
  The state Sector Commander was alleged had said that he invited only six media organizations for the programme thereby denying other media organizations that went for coverage the opportunity to have access to information.
  According to our source the Sector Commander averred that he only invite The Punch, The Nation, Niger Delta Television, NTA, News Agency of Nigeria and Radio Bayelsa .to cover the programme.
  But when our source asked why he said even The Guardian newspaper The Punch Correspondent sought that it should be included among those invited but  he said no because there was  paucity of funds.
   Our source insisted that his action was against the freedom of information but he only replied that he had said it, and they left.
   But, reacting to the allegation on phone call yesterday (Saturday), the Public Relations Officer of the State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Faith Igbagara said she was not aware that the Sector Commander has sidelined some media organizations for the programme.
   According to her even Radio Bayelsa Reporter went late but she accommodated for the programme.

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