NASS Chases Journalists Away From Budget Defence Session which held at the national assembly in a bid to avoid nuisance in the meeting
A representative of NASS the Clerk of the Senate Committee on Special Duties, Umar Kabir, on Friday
They chased PREMIUM TIMES’ reporter and other online journalists out of a hearing room at the National Assembly.
He did this when members of the committee were about to meet with delegates from the North-east Development Commission
The national commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs also presented their budget defence sessions
Although invitation to cover the session was extended to all journalists under the Senate Press Corp
Mr Kabir said he did not want “unconventional journalists” at the meeting in order to avoid complications
The reporters were seated at the hearing room an hour before the arrival of the committee members.
The lawmakers soon arrived alongside Mr Kabir.
Noticing a few reporters present, he began to ask for Identity Cards of the reporters.
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