The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, has called on the media to be wary of fake news and biased reporting, saying that it threatens national stability.
Owasanoye spoke while declaring open a two-day workshop for reporters covering the activities of ICPC, at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday.
According to him, “fake news and biased reporting threatens all of us. It threatens the stability of the state and it threatens professional competencies and our livelihoods.”
Vanguard reports that The Chairman stated that the workshop would offer an opportunity for the Commission and the media to close ranks about deciding how to continue to communicate professionally bearing the risk of reporting fake news in mind.