“Let Your Candidate Come For Debate” – Rufai Oseni Reacts To Calls For His Sack
Popular journalist, Rufai Oseni has reacted to calls for his sack from certain quarters over what is seen as his stand on some political issues in the country.
Oseni who took to his Twitter account in the early hours of Wednesday submitted that instead of calling for his sack, the camp in question should allow its presidential candidate to attend debates.
Naija News recalls in separate publications and mediums, the All Progressives Congress (APC) asked Arise TV management to fire its reporter, Rufai Oseni.
In a statement credited to the APC Presidential Campaign Council spokesperson, Bayo Onanuga, the party is asking the broadcast station to sack the employee over his alleged attacks on the APC presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
However, the Board of Editors of ThisDay Newspaper and Arise Television in a statement dated Monday, December 12, 2022, slammed the ruling party for such a call.
The broadcast station said it had received two separate requests from top members of the APC campaign organization to lay two news reporters off their positions.
The APC is asking for the dismissal of ThisDay Editor, Shaka Momodu and The Morning Show co-host on Arise News, Rufai Oseni, Naija News understands.
Oseni in his own personal reaction described the calls for his sack as the joke of the year.
Taking to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, he wrote: “Some people want me sacked. Hahahahahah Joke of the year.Pls, attend debate and town hall. Rufai is not your problem oooo. Let your candidate come for debates.
“Sack ko Stephen Sackur ni. Hahahahah”
He also added that he has left such people to God, stating that all things work for his good.
“I leave them for God.
“I am a man of peace and I love all my traducers. Everything worketh together for my good,” he concluded.