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NUJ lambasts Fani-Kayode over ‘gangster-like’ attack on Daily Trust reporter

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ on Tuesday condemned the gangster-like outburst by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode against the Cross River State Correspondent of the Daily Trust Newspaper, Eyo Charles who asked him a simple question.

The association’s President, Chris Isiguzo, in a statement released on the incident, described Fani-Kayode’s act as one targetted at denigrating journalists.

The statement partly reads, ” The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ condemns the gangster-like outburst by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode against the Cross River State Correspondent of the Daily Trust Newspaper, Eyo Charles who asked him a simple question which he felt was embarrassing.

In his reaction, Kayode assaulted the journalist and threatened him for daring to ask such a question.

By denigrating the journalist, Fani-Kayode has exposed himself the more as an intolerant and unstable person who will not want his activities closely scrutinised by the media himself the more as an intolerant and unstable person who will not want his activities closely scrutinised by the media.

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