A star TV reporter Abdirahman Hajir Gelle popularly known as Muawiya and other journalists were today allegedly assaulted by the Wajir County Press Director in a bid to stop them filming complaints from farmers and other residents who were requesting an audience with the Governor who was touring projects. The press director Mr Ahmed Hussein known as Ndugu Shaks on social media assaulted The Star T.V. reporter and damaged a camera of a Citizen T.V. camera man.
The incident which has shocked many people who were at the scene is said not to be the first one and journalists are concerned about Wajir County government’s continued harassment of journalists and concerted effort to subjugate press freedom