By Muhammed Ibrahim
AIT Chairman, Chief Dr Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi has sacked two senior editorial staff of AIT reports said Sunday night .Those shown the way out include Gbenga Aruleba and Imoni Amarere.They were reportedly booted out over an interview with frontline Social Critic And Human Rights Activist ,Mr.Richard Akinnola . Aruleba interviewed him on AIT two days ago upon the acquittal of Major Hamza Al Mustapha,former chief security officer of late General Sani Abacha.
In Mr. Akinnola reportedly condemned the release of the fomer CSO as a miscarriage of justice.He also alleged that it was as a political judgment to pacify the North ahead of 2015 general elections .
This did not go down well with Dokpesi who swiftly querried Aruleba.He later fired the duo.
The sacked journalists are very well known across the country for their professionalism.The Sack of the broadcasters has raised eyebrows in the industry.One industry insider who does not want to be quoted said “this is a sad day for the media”.
Ibrahim is an Intern with Newsdiaryonline.com