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The PUNCH has removed its Daily Editor, Martin Ayankola over an offensive cartoon published in the newspaper last Thursday.

Martin Ayankola sacked editor at The Punch over offensive cartoon

There have been an outrage and backlash over a cartoon published on the back page of the PUNCH last Thursday.

The column was written by Abimbola Adelakun, with the title “What Does Mrs. Fatoyinbo Know.”

The article was illustrated with a cartoon of a man urinating on the Bible.

The cartoon featured on The Punch

The newspaper has released an apology to its readers.

“We apologise for the offensive cartoon and assure our esteemed readers that we hold the Christian faith in high regard.”

“We have since commenced the process of applying appropriate sanctions to the members of staff responsible, and we shall be reviewing our editorial process to prevent reoccurrence.”, the management added.