From Wednesday 13th to 20th October, less than 24 hours from now, youths selected across the state will be engaged online by a cracked team of consortium form all works of life in a vigorous professional attempt to prepare them for justiceable delivery of Media and Communications dictates.
This was contained in a Press Release signed by the Director Media and Communications, Comrade Dayo Onibiyo, who added that the, selected young men will serve as additional network to the operation of the Directorate and be like a feeder team.
According to the release, the training is free and shall be in two sessions each day ranging from law on reporting to I.T deployment, cyber security and health monitoring status of professionals, print, visual and audio journalism as well as medicals.
Amongst those trainers are Mrs Ranti Agbaminoja based in Atlanta- USA, Prof. Ogrima Sanni Wants of LAUTECH, Dr. Ezekiel Rotimi a DCC with NSCDC and a Chattered Accountant, an Administrator Temitope Aro, Dr. Dr. Mrs Kadiri Oluwatosin- LUTH, Seasoned Broadcaster and OAP Gbenga Onibiyo, veteran publisher Gideon Ayodele and the host of others, who will take turns to help develop the young minds.
The Media and Communications Directorate is committed to bridging the seemingly wide gap in the management of information between the society and the youths, who despite being called leaders of tomorrow are being left out directly or indirectly in the scheme of things. The statement read in part “we owe them a commitment to set their foot on the path early enough, even as NIGERIA failed to”
Among those expected to send in Good Will messages are Distinguish Senator, General and Elderstatesman T.J Ogbeha, the party state Chairman, Engr. Ohotu, and his able Deputy, Hon Sam Ranti Abenemi.
It is expected that the project being aided by Marychild Services Limited will embolden and empower the youths to reposition themselves and contribute resourcefully, intelligently and timely to public issues with the view of becoming the true leaders they should be in the leadership scheme while being known for something.