…demand public apology for the journalist.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has also condemn the attack on daily trust reporter, Eyo Charles by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode during a press briefing in Calabar.
SERAP disclosed in a report obtain by Akewusolaf on Twitter, describing the behavior of the former Aviation Minister as an intimidation, harassment and attacks on Mr. Eyo personality.
The SERAP report read.
“We condemn reported intimidation, harassment and attack on daily trust journalist by a former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode. Mr Fani-Kayode should publicly apologise to the journalist.”
“No one should ever call any journalist “stupid” simply for doing their job. Journalistic freedom also covers possible recourse to a degree of exaggeration, or even provocation. The media has a vital role to play as “public watchdog” in imparting information of serious public concern and should not be inhibited or intimidated from playing that role.”
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