Slapping of journalist: niger delta media forum blasts Emma Orie …Asks Him to tender apology before 48 hours

Journalists from Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta Local Governments on the platform of Niger Delta Media Forum (NDMF), have condemned in strong terms the alleged embarrassment meted out on one of them, Destiny Isinwa of the Nigeria Horn Newspapers by the member representing Ohaji/Egbema State constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Orie.
The group, in a statement issued by its Secretary, Leonard Ajokubi, and made available to newsmen in Owerri wondered why an honourable member of the House of Assembly chose to slap a journalist in public without any justifiable reason, saying that he does not only cross the boundary of normalcy, but also insulted Destiny Isinwa, the people he represents, the members of the Imo State House of Assembly and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Describing Hon. Orie as a total failure, the Journalists said that he was not representing the people of his constituency well, adding that he has never moved any reasonable motion at the floor of the House, not to talk of engaging in a meaningful argument or debate to prove his competence since his assumption of office in 2015, meaning that his voice is yet to be heard.
They further stated that the lawmaker had never organized a constituency briefing in his constituency since three years, stating that the people of the local government, including the youths, have not benefited any tangible thing from him.
The forum asked Hon. Orie to face his legislative duties, and stop humiliating or embarrassing his people, as it is not compulsory that everybody in his constituency must support his second term ambition.
To address the issue, the group asked Hon. Emma Orie to tender unreserved apology to the embattled journalist, Destiny Isinwa, Members of the Niger Delta Media Forum, and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
However, the Journalists advised the electorate from the two oil producing local governments to be very careful while electing their representatives in 2019 to avoid electing irresponsible incapable and selfish persons, who do not know what it means to be a Lawmaker, as their representatives.
It would be recalled that Hon Emma Orie, recently insulted Destiny Isinwa by slapping him at the APC state secretariat for reasons best known to him,

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