Stakeholders have urged the media to take active interest in politics and remain ideologically neutral in the discharge of their duties.
They made the call in Abuja at the public presentation of a book titled, “Nigeria’s Aborted Third Republic and The June 12 Debacle: Reporters’ Account ”.
The book was written by a group of journalists under the auspices of the National Association of Political Correspondents, NAPOC 90s a set of journalists who reported in the 1990s.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC Bola Tinubu commended the group for putting the book together as witnesses to the political turbulence in the 80s and 90s.
The chairman of the occasion and the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Ronsewe said although a lot had been written on June 12, the book was unique because it was authored by veteran political journalists in the 90s.
National Chairman, NAPOC Emeka Nwosu said it was a thing of joy for them to come together after almost 30 years to share their thoughts and experiences of the 90s with the public.