The International Press Centre has is concluding plans to organise a training workshop for selected journalists across the six states in the Southwest region of Nigeria.
The two-day capacity building workshop specifically targets political correspondents who would be covering the 2019 elections.
The workshop will address issues bordering on the challenges of election coverage in Nigeria as well as the use of digital tools to cover the political space.
Resource persons for the event scheduled to hold from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 in Abeokuta, Ogun State include the Editor of Thisday newspaper, Bolaji Adebiyi and the founder of Journalism clinic, Taiwo Obe.
Voice of Nigeria’s Taiwo Ojedele and 24 other journalists out of over 500 who applied would benefit from the programme designed to prepare them ahead of the 2019 general election.
By Taiwo Ojedele, Lagos.
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