The Public lecture being organized by Abia State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists to mark this year’s World Press Freedom Day with theme, “Information as Public Good” takes place on Monday, (3/5/2021).
A release jointly endorsed by the State Council Chairman, Comrade Victor Ndukwe and the Secretary, Comrade Adaeze Ralph Igbokwe puts the venue at the NUJ Press Centre, No. 1 Aba Road, Umuahia while time is 9am.
According to the release, the event which will be chaired by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Deputy Governor, Chief Don Ubani and co-chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Onyemachi Ogbulu has Dr SCJ Mbazie of the Department of Linguistics and Communication studies, University of Port Harcourt as the Guest Lecturer.
The release states that whereas the Chief of staff to the Governor, Prof. ACB Agbazuere and the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chris Ezem are special guests at the event, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief John Okiyi Kalu is the Chief Host and the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka is the Host.
It further urges all veterans and practising Journalists in the state to attend the event.