IGP consoles family, colleagues over demise of NewsDirect Publisher,Samuel Ibiyemi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun,has expressed deep regret and heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Dr Samuel Ibiyemi, the publisher of NewsDirect.
The IGP who was deeply saddened upon receiving the news of Dr Ibiyemi’s passing, recognized the significant loss caused by his death amongst the journalism community and the nation as a whole.
“Dr Samuel Ibiyemi, whose death occurred on Tuesday 4th July, 2023, after a brief illness, was an exceptional individual who played a vital role in promoting quality journalism and upholding the principles of freedom of speech and expression. His contributions to the media industry were unparalleled, and his dedication to exhibiting professionalism and accurate reportage of news was commendable. The IGP recognizes the invaluable service Dr Ibiyemi rendered to the nation through his media platform, NewsDirect, and his relentless pursuit of truth and accountability. His absence will be deeply felt, and his legacy will continue to inspire aspiring journalists for years to come”IGP said.
The Inspector-General of Police prayed for solace and strength during this difficult time, and urged his family, loved ones, and friends, as well as the journalism community to continue upholding the values of professionalism and integrity that Dr Ibiyemi exemplified.

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