From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has developed a policy document for media practitioners in the state.
Governor Abdullahi Sule announced this on Tuesday at a meeting with journalists, held at the Conference Hall of Government House, Lafia.
Governor Sule stated that the document which is centered on the freedom of information bill is aimed at streamlining channels of communication between him and the Media.
He urged journalists to be committed towards upholding accuracy, objectivity and professional ethics in their reportage.
Governor Abdullahi Sule assured media practitioners in the state of their safety while discharging their legitimate duties.
The document contains eleven rules of engagement for media practitioners in Nasarawa state.
In his remarks Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Dogo Shammah described the initiative as a major boost towards strengthening the relationship between the state government and the media in the state.
Comrade Shammah assured that journalists in the state would continue to adhere to ethical practice and decency in discharging their duties.