The Minister of Transportation, Mr.Rotimi Amaechi has urged owners of media houses to ensure proper remuneration for their staff.
Mr Amaechi stated this at a dinner and award ceremony for Journalists who covered the construction of the Lagos Ibadan railway modernisation project held at the Eko hotels,Lagos.
The Minister appreciated the immense contribution of Journalists who covered the inspection of the project and came up with good reports.
He encouraged Journalists to keep up the good work and strive to always ensure balanced reportage of issues.
Victor Okiche of Radio Nigeria Lagos Operations and Fubara Pepple of Radio Nigeria Headquarters were among Journalists who received awards of excellence for their stories by the Ministry.
The event was attended by top officials of the Ministry,including the permanent secretary,Dr.Magdalene Ajani.