Int’l day of democracy 2022: Labour party candidate harps on promotion of press freedom


With the 2023 general elections fast approaching, the Nigerian Press has been described as a promoter of transparency, openness and accountability which must be protected.

The Labour Party Candidate for the FCT Senatorial Seat in the said elections, Ireti Kingibe, made the call at an event to mark the UN International Day of Democracy 2022.

Speaking on the theme: “Protecting Press Freedom for Democracy”, the Senatorial Candidate called for the promotion and protection of press freedom which plays a vital role in reporting, investigation, educating the public and advocating for good governance.

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