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Assulted Journalist: Osinbajo Apologizes***Says Issue Resolved

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has apologised to the journalist who was assulted by  by his security aides.

Abayomi Adeshida, a Photo Journalist with Vanguard Newspaper was assaulted at the banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja where the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) chaired by Abike Dabiri-Erewa organised  a summit.

According to Adeshida, he was assulted by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), while taking photographs of the vice president at the exhibition stand.

He said that the DSS operatives pounced on him as Osinbajo was being presented a copy of the magazine as souvenir.

Reacting to the backlash that trailed the incident, Osinbajo’s media aide Laolu Akande apologized publicly on his behalf. He further disclosed that the issue had been resolved.

He tweeted “The needless scuffle btw a villa accredited photographer, Mr. Adeshida & one of our security aides earlier today has since been resolved. Incident is regretted & I have apologized to him for any embarrassment caused. “

 

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