Sunday, February 14, 2016 8:50 am
Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central and Chairman House Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts, has visited the Kaduna Correspondent of People’s Daily Newspaper that was knocked down by a car on Monday.
The lawmaker donated N100,000 for the care of the journalist who sustained bruises and multiple fractures after the accident. He also told the management of Saint Gerald’s Catholic Hospital to transfer him to a special ward for proper attention.
He promised to settle all expenses incurred.
The journalist , Femi Oyelola was going for an assignment at Ungwar Romi on Monday morning was he knocked down by a car on high speed.
Sani described Oyelola as a hardworking and refined journalist that should not be abandoned during this trying period .
He said in all societies across the world, journalists are special people that require special treatment considering the role they play as bridge builders.
According to him , that was why even when he was not formally informed about the unfortunate accident , he had no option but to visit him.
The Senator said , ” Nobody informed me about Femi’s accident ,but I saw on it on Facebook and I believe as a journalist , he should be properly taken care of .”