Governor Zulum Plans To Sponsor 100 Journalists For Capacity Building Training In University Of Maiduguri

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Gov Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced plans to sponsor 100 journalists for capacity building training at the University of Maiduguri.

Zulum disclosed this at the Triennial Delegates Conference of the state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ on Saturday in Maiduguri.

Represented by his Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy Malam Isa Gusau, the governor said he requested the University to organize a certificate training programme for journalists to be funded by the state government.

He urged the council to nominate its members to participate in the programme to enhance their capacities, While reiterating commitment to run an open door policy Zulum assured continued support to the journalists to enable them to discharge their duties.

While speaking the newly elected Chairman of the Council Mr Dauda Iliya lauded Zulum for the gesture, adding that the training was inline with its capacity building initiative.

He sought the support and cooperation of the members to enable the leadership move the union to greater height.

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