FG Restricts State House Coverage To Just 13 Media Houses

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The Presidency scales down the number of media houses for statehouse coverage to just 13 in a statement released by the director of Information at the State House, Mr Attah Esa.

It was reported that the reduction of the number of media house coverage of meetings at the villa was in line with the compliance with the “Social Distancing” rule and ban on public gathering of not more than 50 people.
The order came on after top Presidential officials tested positive of the deadly novel Coronavirus, and it will be enforced till further notice.
The 13 media houses granted access of statehouses coverage of meetings are; Deutsche Welle, NTAChannels TVTVCFRCNVONNAN, The Sun, ThisDayLeadershipDaily Trust, The Guardian and Vanguard.

It is speculated that the new directive might lead to gradual shutting down of the statehouse except for essential services. Statehouse CoveragePhoto Credit: Getty

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