NUJ president Chris Isiguzo bags IPSM doctoral award in UK

NUJ president Chris Isiguzo bags IPSM award

President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Chris Isiguzo has received a doctoral fellowship award of the Institute of Public Sector Management (IPSM), United Kingdom.

The award which was presented at a brief ceremony in London on Wednesday was part of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of the IPSM.

Publisher of The Point Newspapers Oyeyemi Kolapo also got the award.

The doctoral fellowship award recognises knowledge and understanding of the building blocks essential to the successful practice of public sector management and the commitment to uphold the highest professional and ethical standard as defined by IPSM standard of best practice.

Isiguzo had led a group of journalists on a two-week international professional executive masterclass at the London Centre for Training and Development (LCTD) in Lewisham High Street, London.

The training organised by LCTD in partnership with the Institute of Corporate Public Sector Professionals (ICPSP) is part of the memorandum of understanding signed with the NUJ in 2021.


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The delegates taking part in the training include Isiguzo; zonal secretary, zone F, John Angese; national trustee, zone A, Garba Muhammad; national trustee, zone F, Abimbola Oyetunde; Edo council chairman, Festus Alenkeh; Ephraim Alenkeh and Massy Osunde (members).

After his induction, Isiguzo said journalism remains the main key towards building a standard and efficient society.

He dedicated the award to Nigerian journalists and called for the continous sustenance of Nigeria’s democracy.