Obituary: Don’t Hurt Our Son, Omatseye’s Household Pleads
The patriarch of Omatseye household in Warri, Delta State, Professor Jim Nesin Omatseye, has appealed to those that disagree with the article titled: “Obi by Sam Omatseye” to jettison threats to hurt their son.
Prof. Omatseye, whereas noting that Nigerians are in dire want of constructive change, asserted the unfavorable reactions that trailed the article printed on The Nation’s Monday, August 1 version, is on account of the excessive degree of poverty, insecurity amongst different menaces going through the nation.
Reacting to the event on Friday on cellphone, he famous that it isn’t misplaced for individuals to disagree with a journalist’s opinion, stating that the author, like each different individual, is entitled to his opinion.
He mentioned: “I need to react to the unfavorable response that’s coming from many quarters on account of the article Obi, which was written by Sam Omatseye, who’s a member of my household.
The response that’s trailing that publication, I consider, it’s on account of what is occurring within the nation; the state of insecurity, the excessive degree of poverty, the struggling of so many individuals. And on account of this, persons are searching for change, whether or not from the correct or from the left.
“The common events have individuals who have disenchanted lots of people within the nation on account of these challenges and persons are searching for change.
“No matter it’s that Sam has written, it’s his private opinion to which he’s entitled. However he shouldn’t be threatened by anybody as a result of he’s doing his job as a journalist.
“It’s not on a regular basis that what journalists say, everyone agrees with. Subsequently, we need to say, from the angle of the household that he shouldn’t be threatened or harmed by anybody.
“We plead with the general public and people who disagree with him, to not do something that will likely be detrimental to him
Supply:- The Nation