9 governors will participate at the 17th All Nigeria Editors’ Convention which opens in Abuja on Thursday.
The governors are Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta); Nasiru El-Rufai (Kaduna); Yahaya Bello (Kogi); Seyi Mankide (Oyo); Bello Matawalle (Zamfara); Babagana Zulum (Borno), and David Umahi (Ebonyi).
Others are Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (Ondo) and Adegboyega Oyetola (Osun).
Also anticipated at the event the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola; Chief of Defence Workers, Lucky Irabor; National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; Crew Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari; Author of PREMIUM TIMES, Dapo Olorunyomi and other damaged-down journalists.
A press release by the President and Fresh Secretary of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mustapha Isah and Iyobosa Uwugiaren, on Tuesday, mentioned the conference would focal point on the insecurity within the nation.
It mentioned the governors invited to be allotment of the conversation are these whose states are going by security challenges.
It mentioned, “The conference with the theme, ‘’Media in Times of Crises: Resolving Battle, Reaching Consensus’’, will raise collectively editors and media owners in the end of the nation, apart from to their international colleagues to talk relating to the safety challenges within the nation and agree on the solution to the raging strife.”
The assertion mentioned Mr Olorunyomi, an performed internationally acclaimed investigative journalist, would give the keynote address that will seemingly be discussed by security chiefs, alongside side Mr Monguno; Irabor; Director-Fresh, Department of Bid Security Services and products, Yusuf Bichi; and the Inspector-Fresh of Police, Usman Baba.
It added, ‘’A doyen of the media, Mr. Ray Ekpu, would chair the outlet session with Fashola and others, alongside side President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr. Chris Isiguzo, and international ambassadors giving goodwill messages.
‘’Apart from the outlet session, the conference would favor three others; the 2d session for the Day 1 of the conference has a paper titled, ‘’Battle Reporting: The Editor as a Mediator’’, to be delivered by the Editor-in-Chief, Management Newspapers, Mr. Azu Ishiekwene.
‘’The paper could be discussed by Editor-in-Chief, 21st Century Legend, Dr. Mahmud Jega; Director-Fresh, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Mr. Mansur Liman; and yet any other main journalist, Mr. Emmanuel Yawe. Illustrious broadcaster, Ms. Kadaria Ahmed, would chair the session.”
The assertion mentioned that the morning session of the Day 2 (22 October), would favor Managing Director, Nigerian Incentive-Basically essentially based Menace Sharing Intention for Agriculture Lending (NIRSAL), Aliyu Abdulhameed, presenting a paper, ‘’Gaining access to Capital for Change Occupation Model for Editors.’’
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Discussants at the session to be chaired by the Managing Director/CEO, Catch admission to Financial institution Plc, Herbert Wigwe, are aged NGE President, Funke Egbemode; Managing Director of New Telegraph Newspapers, Ayodele Aminu; and Executive Director (Info), FRCN, Sani Suleiman.
The afternoon session with the theme, ‘’Security Challenges: Getting better Misplaced Grounds’’, which the assertion outlined, could be attended by yelp governors, shall be chaired by Mr Magashi.
It mentioned the conference, which is supported by corporate organisations, alongside side Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN), United Financial institution for Africa (UBA), Glo, Zenith Financial institution, Catch admission to Financial institution, Air Peace and Trustfund Pensions Diminutive, the conference will take region at the Nigerian Air Power Convention Centre, Kado discipline of Abuja.
Over 300 editors and media owners – from print, broadcast stations and on-line newspapers, in line with the assertion, are attending the conference.
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