Edo 2020: Ekiti Media Team Apologise to Kogi State Over Fake COVID-19 News Result
The Media Team of Ekiti State for the 2020 Edo Sports Festival led by Qozeem Oladapo has apologized to Athletes, officials, journalist as well as the good people of the state for the earlier report that 40 Athletes and 20 officials from the state where tested positive to COVID-19 and has since be asked to return home.
Qozeem Oladapo who had already sent a private message to the Chairman Kogi State Chapter of Sport Writers Association Of Nigeria, Bishop Aturu and two of his member currently in Edo for the festival said the post was not deliberate saying it was posted for clarification.
According to him, the write up was not sponsored by anyone and apologized for any harm the post might have caused the good people of the state.
The apology letter written by Qozeem Oladapo read in parts” With every sense of acceptance, I had privately chatted three colleagues who responded to this and I am hereby doing same through this platform being the only platform where the purported erroneous news about Team Kogi was posted.
“Trust me, the post did not go beyond this platform and deliberately it was just a paragraph cos I wanted some clarification having heard about the Covid19 tests at UNIBEN.
“A rejoinder had been written and sent here and I like to state unequivocally that the write up was never sponsored by anyone.
“Once again apologies for any harm caused cos obviously if any harm was intended , my name and state wouldn’t have been attached. Thanks for your understanding and tolerance”.