Lagos - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports it barred a station from covering the activities of incoming President, Muhammadu Buhari.
It was earlier reported the party had cited “ethics and standard” when allegedly barring the media house.
However, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, APC National Publicity Secretary, denied this.
He said that all accredited media organizations in the country, were free to cover the activities of the President-elect.
“The incoming Buhari Administration will not discriminate against any media organization, irrespective of its role during the electioneering campaign leading up to the recent polls.”
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He however enjoined all media organizations to be professional in carrying out their duties.
Mohammed noted there was a Code of Ethics guiding the practice of journalism in the country, and thus demands every journalist to ensure a strict adherence to the highest levels of ethics and professionalism in carrying out their duties.
“There must be repercussions, within the realms of the law, for media organizations which have wantonly breached the Code of Ethics of the journalism profession and turned themselves to partisans instead of professionals.
"But such repercussions will not include barring any accredited media organization from covering the activities of the President-elect,” said Mohammed.