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.