By VICTOR DAZANG, Kaduna
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians to to jealousy preserve the country’s democracy and desist from attitudes that can mar it.
He issued the advice recently while speaking at the 4th Anniversary Lecture of The Niche Newspapers titled “Development Reporting And Hysteria Journalism in Nigeria”
Mr Saraki who was represented by the Deputy Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media, Mr Ben Murray-Bruce, said democracy is the best form of government and urged citizens to to keep it sacrosanct at all oaths. He pointed out that though it is yet to be perfected, it is the best avenue to actualise the country’s development aspirations.
“We must preserve democracy at all cost,it is the duty of everyone, all the citizens of the country. No matter the problems we are facing, democracy is the best form of government to guarantee development” he said”. He commended the media for nurturing and promoting democracy in the country through agenda setting and the watchdog role being exhibited. The Senate President further urged the media to remain relentless in its efforts at aiding development and making the country a better place.