GOVERNOR MASARI CALLS FOR ADVERTISING TRAINING, PROFESSIONALISM

The Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon. Aminu Masari, has expressed a need for media practitioners to be professionally trained in order to cope with the challenges of public information. The Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon. Aminu Masari, has expressed a need for media practitioners to be professionally trained in order to cope with the challenges of public information.

To this effect he approved Governmentís sponsorship of eleven staff of the stateís radio and television stations to attend a two-day Modified Executive Professional Examination training organised in the state by the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria.

The Governor made case for professional training while exchanging views with the Registrar/Chief Executive of APCON, Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi who paid him a courtesy call as part of APCONíS corporate engagement in Katsina State.

The Governor stated that the sponsoring of the training was to encourage the benefitiaries to qualify and get registered under the scheme provided by APCON.

He expressed appreciation at the visit adding that Katsina State was noted for education, being a reason for the large number of indigenes who are either in active government service or are retired.

The Registrar had earlier in his remarks commended the Governor for the development strides in the state under his watch. He briefed His Excellency on the mission of APCON in the state, which was to organiser training that would qualify certain category of candidates for registration to practise advertising. He commended the Governor for his audience.