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Press Freedom, a panacea For Good Governance, Development, Says Diri

Press Freedom, a panacea For Good Governance, Development, Says Diri

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Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said there is an intricate link between a free press and good governance and development of any society. Governor Diri stated this on Thursday at the Government House, Yenagoa, during the courtesy visit of the Director-General of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Dr. Mansur Liman. He stressed that in recognition of the important role of the media, his administration has ensured that the press in the state operated without interference. The governor noted that the media had the responsibility of keeping government on it toes, especially through balanced reportage and constructive criticism. Diri stated that his administration also understands that partnering the media goes a long way rather than gagging it. While ...