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The Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR) of the Nigerian Army, has held a three-day media workshop at the Headquarters 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau State, reports ITREALMS.
A cross section of guests at the opening ceremony of 2022 Media Workshop for DAPR
The workshop which held on Monday with the theme “Conflict Sensitive Communication, Patriotism and Positive Media Reportage in a Joint Environment” was graced by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, as the special guest of honour.


Yahaya who was represented by Major General IS Ali, General Officer Commanding 3 Division/Force Commander, Operation SAFE HAVEN, declared the workshop opened in the company of Major General Chris Olukolade, a former Director of Defence Information, who gave the keynote.

ITREALMS gathered that so many lectures and presentations were made at the workshop, including “Enhancing National Security Through Effective Crisis Communication in Joint Environment” by Mr Daniel Bitrus Majang, Plateau State’s Commissioner for Information and Communication and “Media Management in Peace and Conflict Situation: Strategies and Techniques” by Dr Barnabas N. Gbam, Rector Nigerian Television College, Jos and “Enhancing National Security in Emergency: The Need for Patriotic and Objective Media Reportage” by Dr GN Danaan, Head of Mass Communication Department, University of Jos, among others.

Also, the opening ceremony was graced by all the guest speakers, a former Director of Defence Information (DDI) and Senior Research Fellow at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Major General Rabe Abubakar, Commander, Nigerian Air Force Base Jos, Air Commodore WN Maigida, representative of the Director Defence Information, Air Commodore Maigida, the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyeama Nwachukwu, the Director Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, former Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman (rtd) mni. Others are Navy Captain I Abdulkadir, representative of the Nigerian Navy Director of Information, Commanders of affiliate formations and Staff Officers at the Headquarters of 3 Division, the Executive Director, Armed Forces Radio, Colonel TO Antigha, and Colonel Ko Ogunsanya, various officers and soldiers of the DAPR, as well as seasoned public relations practitioners and journalists.

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