Journalists and media professionals have been enjoined to always prioritize their safety at reportorial assignments to scale through the second wave of COVID-19.

The Director, News and Current Affairs, Radio Nigeria, Headquarters, Abuja, Alhaji Sanni Suleiman gave the advice in Ibadan while addressing management and staff of the news and current affairs department of the Ibadan Zonal Station of FRCN.

Alhaji Suleiman, who explained that journalists were at risk of attacks and other hazards, especially the COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, currently ravaging the world, urged them to be safety conscious in their pursuits.

He also encouraged media professionals to fact-check their materials before broadcast so as not to misinform the public or cause crisis.

Net/Babatunde Tiamiyu

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