From SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri –
Forty persons combining independent social media influencers from different groups and media aides have ended a two-day intensive and practical training on news writing, community journalism, social media engagement and governmental media relations conducted by the Department of Mass Communication in the University of Maiduguri.
The training was approved by Borno Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, after it was initiated by the governor’s media aides led by the Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, who stayed with participants in all two-day sessions of the training.
The opening day was attended by the Senior Special Assistant on Media, Babasheikh Haruna.
The training, which held at the Elkanemi Hall of UNIMAID began from Wednesday to Thursday, February 3 and 4, 2021.
Different topics were taught by specialized mass communication lecturers in theories and practicals.
A general overview on media law, ethics and governance was delivered by Prof. Danjuma Gambo.
The participants were presented with certificates at the end of the training.