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National Assembly clerk decries disappearance of Journalist, Tordue Salem



Clerk to the Nationwide Meeting (CNA), Arch. Amos Olatunde Ojo on Monday expressed concern over the lacking Vanguard journalist.

The reporter, Tordue Salem who went lacking two weeks in the past, covers the legislative actions of the Home of Representatives

The CNA said this at a 2-Day Capability Constructing Workshop organised for journalists protecting the Nationwide Meeting at NAF Convention Centre Abuja, saying he felt devastated over the lacking journalist and the fruitless effort of safety brokers, colleagues and kinfolk to find him.

His phrases: “It’s tragic to notice that one among our personal, Tordue Salem, Vanguard Correspondent and a member of the Home of Representatives Press Corps continues to be lacking.

“Because the chief bureaucrat of the Nationwide Meeting, I’m deeply pained that this unlucky actuality is confronting all of us at present.


“I hereby use this medium to induce safety personnel dealing with the disappearance of Mr Tordue Salem to be proactive and assiduous, in order that we are able to get to the foundation of this singularly tormenting matter”.

Additionally making reference to the unhappy incident, the Minority Chief of the Home of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu who represented the Speaker of the Home, Femi Gbajabiamila, referred to as for prayers for the lacking journalist earlier than delivering the Speaker’s speech.

Nonetheless, of their goodwill messages to contributors on the workshop, each the Speaker and the CNA, tasked journalists protecting NASS to guard its picture by educating the general public on points all the time misunderstood.

Particularly, the CNA in his handle enjoined NASS reporters to alter the narrative of the disingenuous elite towards the federal lawmakers by all the time placing the info throughout to Nigerians as towards mischievous feedback typically made to disparage the parliament.

“It’s unlucky that these set of disingenuous elite, who have been presupposed to be abreast of constitutional provision had tried to mislead the general public.

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