Abuloma Monarch Urges Journalists To Project Citizens’ Rights
Journalists have been charged to be objective in their reportage and project the rights of the citizens.
Amanyanabo of Abuloma Kingdom, His Royal Highness, King (Brig-Gen. Rtd) Bright Ateke Fiboinumama made the call when members of Wakirikese Practicing Journalists Forum (WPJF) paid him a courtesy visit at his palace in Abuloma in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area.
He charged them to be steadfast in their professional calling without fear or favour, and perform their duties with fairness.
The traditional ruler noted that Abuloma Community is a safe economic hub in the state due to security structures put in place, stating that the existing peaceful atmosphere being enjoyed would be sustained for more development.
He declared, “If you want to sleep with eyes closed, come to Abuloma, It is very secure.”
King Fiboinumama also called on youths of Wakirikese to avail themselves of the on-going recruitment into the Nigeria Army and other forces and as able-bodied men and women.
He hinted that while in service, he facilitated the recruitment of many Wakirike and Rivers State indigenes into the force and disclosed that he has already signed many forms to indigenes in the on-going recruitment exercise.
He charged the youths to be courageous and also pass the medical test, stressing that youths should shun the tendency of quick money and avoid illegal refining called “kpo-fire,” cultism, armed robbery and other social vices to be better citizens.
Throwing more light on the throne of the Abuloma Kingdom, the Amanyanabo opined that it is disheartening that since the throne was gazetted and classified as Third Class which was defended during the Traditional Ruler Classification commission in 2012, Government his yet to officially recognized the stool.
The Monarch assured that he was ready to partner with the group as Patron if they have a clear mission, reiterating that there is need to come together to project Wakirike ethnic nationality to regain its lost glory.
President of Wakirike practicing Journalists Forum, Miebaka Fubara Amadi, thanked the king for the reception and stated the objectives, mission and aims of the body