Legal practitioner calls on Nigerians to support FG to enthrone a better society for all

Agency Report

Mr Leo Ekpenyong, a legal practitioner has called on Nigerians to join hands with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to enthrone a better society for all.

Ekpenyong made the call in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, saying that goverment alone could not achieve the desired society.

He said all hands must be on deck to enthrone a better society for all, adding that goverment alone could not achieve this.

“It behoves on all and sundry to rally round President Buhari and his able lieutenants to bring about the much needed positive transformation for the betterment of the citizenry,” he said.

Speaking on the state of the nation and the call by some groups for the break-up of the country, Ekpenyong said “we are better and stronger together as a nation than to be divided.”

He, however, advised media practitioners to abide by the ethics of the profession by ensuring accurate reporting always.

He said that media practitioners should imbibe, demonstrate, practise and sustain the invaluable ethics of the media in line with the vision of its founding fathers.

He stressed that truth, accuracy and integrity should at all times, be the creed of media practitioners, saying that anything otherwise, jeopardises the true essence of investigative journalism.

According to Ekpenyong, yellow page journalism and brown envelope syndrome are vices that must be eschewed as they erode the sterling values of the media profession.

He described the recent criticism and allegations against the Attorney-General of the federation, Abubakar Malami as lies, cheap blackmail and falsehood that would not stand.

“We make bold to say that no weapon fashioned against him shall prosper,” he said.

Ekpenyong said that Malami’s leadership roles as chief law officer of the federation in keeping, maintaining and sustaining the sovereignty of Nigeria via strict adherence to the rule of law, deserved commendation instead of condemnation.

“We therefore urge enemies of progress and nay-sayers to live and abide by the truth as no degree of evil machinations against Malami and his office will succeed,” he said.

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