Presidency Recalls “Expelled” Punch Reporter


The Presidency has recalled the State House correspondent of Punch newspaper, Olalekan Adetayo, who was expelled from the villa by President Buhari’s Chief Security Officer CSO, Bashir Abubakar over a report he wrote on President Buhari’s failing health which was published last Sunday.
Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who reacted to the news via his twitter handle, said the President’s media office was not consulted before Adetayo was expelled. According to Adesina, President Buhari believes in Freedom of Speech and would not support press suppression.

Bashir Ahmad who is President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, announced the recall of Adetayo on twitter.

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