Real Estate firm, Leisure Court sponsors refreshers, program for Abuja Housing Correspondents

CSR: Real Estate firm, Leisure Court sponsors refreshers program for Abuja Housing Correspondents

As NUJ Chairman Laud firm for promoting better journalism practice through capacity building

The Leisure Court Estate Ltd, a leading real estate development form in the nation’s capital and Lagos have been commended for organizing a two day refreshers capacity building training for Reporters and Correspondents of all media organizations that covers Works, Housing and Infrastructure.

The commendation was made by the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Chapter, Comrade Osaretin Patrick Osadebamwen while making his remarks during the opening session of the two day retreat organized by the Africa Media Roundtable Initiative, a pro safe, better and secured journalism across Africa and sponsored by the foremost Real Estate firm, Leisure Court Estate Ltd.

The elated Chairman describes the occasion as a renaissance of better and more rewarding social corporate responsibility by corporate Organizations in Nigeria and Africa by extension. He commended the organizers of the event for being thoughtful, patriot and friendly with the media.

Real Estate firm, Leisure Court sponsors refreshers, program for Abuja Housing Correspondents

The Chairman further said the partnership with the press is likened to the renewed hope mantra of the President Bola Tinubu’s administration but demand that the sponsor should sustain the partnership for a symbiotic relationship that will engender national development.

While declaring the program opened, Chief Executive and Managing Director of Leisure Court Estate Ltd, Bldr Segun Abolaji says media is pivotal to business development and economic rediscovery and therefore must be supported by all stakeholders. He said Leisure Court Estate Ltd is one corporate firm that appreciate the role and place of the media in national development, he therefore pledged to make the sponsorship of the workshop a yearly event for the continuous capacity building of the members of the press.

Bldr Abolaji noted the housing challenges Nigeria is faced with and says it takes collective interprofessional relationship with the media to assist Nigeria confront her housing challenges. He said he has always been a lover of the press and would continue to support them to succeed.

While making his opening remarks, Executive Director, Africa Media Roundtable Initiative, Omoluabi Bode Adeyemi said such a parley at a crucial time like this is the most needful collaboration that can promote economic rediscovery and mutual business benefits. He said as journalists it is important that they unlearn, relearn and update themselves in area of capacity building for better service delivery as the fourth estate of the realm.

The Executive Director describe the resource persons for the event as highly resourceful and informed enough to engender knowledge and experience sharing through a roundtable like the summit. He called on stakeholders in other fields to take a cue of this and promote better journalism through regular capacity building.

The workshop which was well attended by members Television, Radio, Newspaper and Online media Organizations continues tomorrow

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