From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
A Media guru and Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina is to ecture journalists on Election coverage during this year’s Pres week organized by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi State Council.
Mr Momoh-Jimoh Adeiza, chairman of the council, while briefing journalists on the lined up activities to mark the press week said the presidential aide would present a paper at the Grand Finale of the Press Week in Lokoja on August 16.
Adeiza said that Adesina who is a professional teacher in media matters, through his presentation on “The Media and News Reporting in an Election Year”, would address anomalies and salient issues in election coverage.
He said that the NUJ was poised to contribute its quota to national development through programmes and activities including lectures, seminars and workshops that provide answers to national questions.
In this regard, he said, the union had arranged for a management consultant, Dr John Alabi to talk on how best to harness potentials of the inland waterways for economic prosperity of Nigeria.
Adeiza said that Prof. Stephen Ocheni, Minister of State for Labour and Productivity would chair the press week, which would feature free medical treatment for children under the age of 15, blood pressure checks and blood sugar screening for adults at the NUJ Press Center on Monday.