Senior Legislative Aides to the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Jibrin Barau, have sought support of journalists covering the Senate in the discharge of their duties to their principal and by extension in the coverage and reportage of activities at the office of the Deputy Presiding Officer of the Senate.
The senior legislative aides sought support when they made a physical presentation of themselves to journalists covering the Senate at the Press Centre before commencement of plenary on Wednesday.
Led by the Chief of Staff to the Deputy President of the Senate, Professor Muhammad Ibn Abdullahi, the aides sought collaboration between them and members of the Senate Press Corps.
The Chief of Staff who spoke on behalf of the aides, said: ” We have come to familiarise with you as strategic partners in the discharge of our duties to our principal , the Deputy President of the Senate and in particular, on coverage and reportage of activities at office of the DSP.
“Our Principal is a friend of the media and will cherish a good working relationship with you.
“His Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, is one of you, having covered the Senate as a journalist from 2015 to 2019.
“Our offices are open at all times to you all, for whatever useful information needed and access to the DSP for official matters in the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians,” he said.
The Special Adviser to the Deputy President of the Senate on Special Duties, Idris Ajimobi, was also part of the team.