A frontline security news group, the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP) in conjunction with the Nigerian Police Force, Zone 2 Command, Lagos, will on Wednesday train journalists and media stakeholders on security training.
The association’s Public Relations Officer, Eric Elezuo stated that the one-day programme which will be held at Golden Gate Restaurant, Lagos will boost journalists’ knowledge of reporting security related issues.
Quoting the president of the group, Mr Samson Oki, the PRO said the training is needed at the moment as the country is currently battling insecurity while also advising media stakeholders to take advantage of the opportunity presented to them.
Elezuo disclosed that notable media veterans and security experts will be available to share their wealth of experiences and knowledge and also suggest possible ways to overcome the menace of insecurity in the country.
Among those shortlisted for the event are the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State Government, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, CEO, Badinson Security, Mr Matthew Ibadin; Chairman, NBA-SPIDEL, Dr Monday Ubani; Executive Director, Media Development Network, Mr Lekan Otufodunrin, Founder of Journalism NG and ICT Expert, Mr Tunji Makanjuola among others.
Others are Public Relations Officers of Zone 2, Nigeria Police Force, SP Hauwa Idris-Adamu, Public Relations Officer, 9 Brigade Command, Nigeria Army, Major AK Bello, Public Education Officer, FRSC Lagos Sector Command, Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi and Public Relations Officer, NSCDC Lagos Command, ASCI Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide.
Lending credence to the workshop, the Chief host of the event and Assistant Inspector General, Zone 2, Adeleke A. Bode, said the gathering will be one of a kind.
The statement added that corporate bodies across sectors have identified with the event with a promise to make it memorable.