The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has advised the normal media to perform due diligence in reporting activities springing up from Edo State, as unprofessionalism would render them as equipment for PDP.
Reacting to claims that APC candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki to return to APC the yesterday at a press convention in Abuja, the Director of Communication and Media of the Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation, Mr John Mayaki, said that nothing of such happened.
By Clever Advertising He regretted that the media has once once more lent itself to the fabrications of Governor Godwin Obaseki and the PDP, as they did for the duration of the election, We warned various instances that the media should watch out of fabrications from Obaseki and the PDP campaign, but they didn't listen.
That is why they have pronounced that the election was free and fair, and that is why they have stated our candidate appealed to Obaseki to come back to APC.
The video in reference is from three months ago, not after the election, however doctored by way of Governor Obaseki media handlers who are seeking undue legitimacy, he disclosed.
He additionally puzzled if the media was being subsidized through Governor Obaseki and the PDP, as it seemed fantastic that they truly believed the story.
This is even extra so, when reporters in Benin metropolis would record Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who is presently in Abuja where the a numbers of media organisations are also domiciled – this is to inform you the suspicion inherent in the viral video.
“Pastor Ize-Iyamu was pronounced in the stories as speaking from Abuja, but it was once the Benin reporters that reported the story.
Were the newshounds transported to Abuja?
Do these media organizations absolutely trust the tales they carry? Obaseki and the PDP has a way of leaking false news to the media and the media has to be touchy and expert in receiving these news.”
Meanwhile, Mayaki also warned that there is a fake twitter account purporting to belong to Pastor Ize-Iyamu, which has been disseminating false information.
He warned the media to avoid it like a plague and confirm all their records before passing them on.
He said, “I solely desire the media had been greater professional in the course of the elections; they have been no longer and what is executed is done.
They don’t comprehend how violent and anti-democratic it used to be in numerous parts of Edo State, such as Egor in Benin City, and so they pronounced that the elections had been free and fair. At least, going forward, let them verify all news earlier than passing it on. It is the basic ethic of the profession.OMOKOSHABAN