The Commander 32 Artillery Brigade Brigadier General Muktar Adamu, has appealed to journalists in the country to be fair, objective and factual in the coverage of military activities.
Brigadier General Adamu made the appeal during a courtesy call on him by the Executive members of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Ondo State chapter in Akure.
The commander who described journalism as a fact checking profession, said Encouragement from Nigerians is all the military needs to work effectively.
NAWOJ Chair, Army boss and NAWOJ executives with some army personnel.
He said Negative reportage of the military activities usually brings down the moral of officers, urging the media to ensure they give an accurate information without endangering national security.
The Brigadier General said the Army is working with other security agencies in the state in ensuring they nip crime and other social vices in the bud.
NAWOJ Chair signing visitor’s book
While welcoming the NAWOJ EXCO to the newly commissioned Artillery in the state, the Commander said he was happy that NAWOJ was the first to use the conference room, saying it will go down in history.
He also described women journalists in the state as active at ensuring that the voice of women are heard, and promised Army’s unflinching support for the association.
Earlier, Ondo NAWOJ Chairperson, Comrade Tola Gbadamosi solicited the support and cooperation of the brigade to ensure cordial working relationship.
Gbadamosi who congratulated the Commander for a job well done in the command, said the Association is always ready to partner them.
Present at the meeting were top ranking officers at the Artillery and EXCO members of Ondo NAWOJ.