Chevron, Lagos NUJ receive wide commendation on Journalists training

Joy Emeghara, Representative of Chevron in group photograph with the participants

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Chevron, Lagos NUJ receive wide commendation on Journalists training

Chevron Nigeria Limited and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Council have received wide commendation on the training programme, organised for Journalists in Lagos State.

Representative of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Joy Emeghara, addressing Journalists during the training

Participants selected from ministry of information, print, electronic and various media outfits applauded the management of Chevron and the leadership of Lagos NUJ for the capacity building programme, designed to upscale the competences of Journalists in reporting economic activities in the country.

The programme with a theme: ‘Enhancing Business & Economy; The Role of the media’, took place in Olokun Hall, Lagos Airport Hotel.

Lagos NUJ Chairman, Mr Adeleye Ajayi in group photograph with the participants

In his welcome address, the Chairman of Lagos NUJ, Mr. Adeleye Ajayi said :
“It is a great pleasure and our sincere gratitude that the Management of Chevron Nigeria Limited has volunteered to sponsor this laudable training programme to widen our horizon in business and economy of the nation.

“This training is coming up at a very auspicious time that the economy of the nation and business climate are undergoing rejuvenation”.

Mr Ajayi, who expressed satisfaction on the topics carefully selected for the programme and the calibre of resource persons, said : “It has, therefore, become imperative to collate all shades of opinion, views on how to bring the Nigerian economy back on track and on a sound footing.

“The Management of Chevron no doubt is passionate about transformation of the nation’s economy and I am sure this is one of the reasons why this training programme is being organised.

“Experts are worried about dwindling oil prices, unstable exchange rate, imports and exports regime, stock market and the need for appropriate budgeting.

“We have carefully selected erudite resource persons- not only to deliver papers but to rub minds on business and economic climate of the nation. Our resource persons will do justice to the topics”.

The training was well organised and it covered topics such as; “Oil & gas sector and the development of Nigeria’s economy; Marine economy and Harnessing the nation’s potential; Money and capital markets in Transforming the economy; Interpreting the budget”.

The training was interactive and quite informative, as question and answer segment was allowed after each paper presentation, to enable participants have full understanding of the programme.

At the end of the exercise, certificates of participation were presented to all participants.

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