Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has reacted to the dismissal of a Punch reporter from Aso Rock by President Buhari's Chief Security Officer, Bashir Abubakar, today April 24th.
Bashir seized Adetayo's tag and ordered him out of Aso Rock over a report he wrote which was published on the Sunday edition of the paper. The report centered on President Buhari's ill health. Adetayo was escorted out of the Presidential Villa by security operatives after picking his belongings from the Press Gallery of the Council Chamber.
Reacting to the news, Femi via his twitter handle, said the media office of the Presidency was not contacted before the reporter was expelled. He added that President Buhari was committed to press freedom.