Presidency recalls expelled reporter

Timothy Choji, Abuja

Punch newspapers reporter, Olalekan Adetayo.

The Punch newspapers reporter, Olalekan Adetayo has been recalled by the Presidency.

Adetayo was expelled from the Presidential Villa on Monday by the Chief Security Officer, Bashir Abubakar over what he termed uncomplimentary reports written by the reporter.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu made this known in a message to the Chairman, State House Press Corps.

“Chairman, Villa Chapel, we just got a clearance from Lawal Daura, the Director-General, State Security Service, to recall Olalekan Adetayo to the Villa. Please come along with him tomorrow. The Special Adviser on Media, Femi Adesina and I will resolve the issues,” he said.

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