International Press Institute condemns attack on Pilot newspapers

The International Press Institute (IPI) has condemned attack on the National Pilot newspapers by hoodlums under the guise of protests against police brutality in Ilorin, Kwara State Capital.

Penpushing reports that, the Institute in a statement by its  Chairman, Kabiru Yusuf and Raheem Adedoyin(Secretary) in Nigeria called on security operatives to fish out  the perpetrators and brought them to justice

‘Just when we thought the attack by protesters on media houses had ceased, we received a disturbing report that  National Pilot Newspapers, based in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, has become the latest victims’.

‘IPI condemns the attack on the Pilot and demands that  the perpetrators be fished out and  brought to justice. We express our sympathy to the Pilot and its  staff as we again call  on the government  to prioritise the protection and safety of journalists in the country’, the statement said.

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