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The former Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Dr. Ladan Salihu, says there is no doubt that Nigeria is going through difficult times but the media remains the best tool that can unite and bring the country together through objective story telling.
Dr Ladan Salihu who was the Chairman at the commissioning of the new West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy, WABMA Abuja Campus and the 2023 Long Course graduation ceremony believes the media has a lot to do to hold leaders and citizens to account for transparency and accountability.
He reminded the graduands that they have the ability and capacity to change the world based on the training they have received, charging them to be professional and ethical at all times.
In his address, the Rector of the Academy, Ike Okere, said WABMA is dedicated to shaping the next generation of media professionals, so they can adequately face the challenges of a dynamic and fast evolving digital media landscape.
He said the Academy has three campuses across the country in Enugu, Lagos and Abuja with the aim of further expansion so that every region in the country is covered.
According to Okere, plans were at an advanced stage for the take off of three new campuses outside the country, in Ghana, Senegal and Cameroon
The Rector, called on citizens and organizations to partner with WABMA to train a larger number of young Nigerians in media practice.
Registration for 2024 WABMA January intake is currently ongoing