The Acting Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Prof Armstrong Idachaba has expressed concern over politicians disregard for COVID-19 protocols ahead of the governorship election in Ondo State.
Armstrong disclosed this at a stakeholder’s meeting on Political broadcasts ahead of the October 10 govenorship election held in Akure.
He said many politicians are not observing the laid down precautions because of politics.
He charged journalists to brace up to the task and ensure that they use their platforms to educate politicians on the need to adhere strictly to COVID-19 precautions
He said, “Ondo State governorship election is coming at this trying time when we are still battling with the common enemy, COVID-19.
“Let us be mindful that the threat of the virus is still real. Broadcasters must work safe and stay safe”
He lamented that politicians have thrown decorum into the winds by not observing COVID-19 protocols