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Presidency reduces media houses, reporters covering Aso Villa




The Presidency has decreased the variety of media homes and reporters covering the seat of energy, Aso Villa.

Attah Esa, Deputy Director Information, made the announcement in a press release Tuesday evening.

Esa stated it was because of the present restriction within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against gathering of not more than 50 persons on the identical time at any venue.

The assertion defined that it was additionally to have the ability to keep social distancing following the unfold of coronavirus.

“It has develop into crucial to drastically evaluation down the presence of the over 100 State House Correspondents who normally rendezvous within the Press Briefing Room within the Presidential Villa throughout this era since all different departments have scaled down the presence of their employees.

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“Accordingly, only the under listed correspondents are to enter the Villa for media coverage of any event beginning from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 until further notice as the Covid-19 incidence will dictate.”

Those permitted are the Chairman, SH Press Corps; the crew of NTA, Channels TV, TVC, FRCN and; the reporters of VON, NAN and The Sun.

Others are photographers of ThisDay, Leadership, Daily Trust, Guardian and Vanguard.

The assertion suggested media affected not represented within the checklist to liaise with these listed for needed info/information in addition to the Information Officers within the President’s Media Office.



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