Radio Nigeria, Purity 102.5FM Awka has marked its thirteenth year anniversary with a call on government and wealthy individuals to
always partner Media organizations for optimal performance.
The event which took place at the Emmaus House complex in Awka, commenced with a public lecture on the role of the Media in promoting probity, fairness and transparency during elections.
It attracted Media Practitioners, Captains of Industry, government functionaries, as it exposed journalists on how best to cover election related events.
In an opening remark, the Zonal Director of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Enugu National Station, Mr. Ken Okere
called on Media organizations to always prioritize the welfare of their workers for enhanced performance.
Earlier in a lecture on the theme of the event, the Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Professor Stella
Okunna charged journalists to always abide by the ethics of the profession and to support democracy to ensure its growth in the right
Professor Okunna called on the government to give journalists free hand to operate, and to provide them with security as according to her the profession is a risky one.
In a speech, the General Manager of the Radio Nigeria Purity FM Awka, Mr. Gregory Odiakosa maintained that the station established in 2005 is committed to rendering quality service to the people, soliciting government’s support to help them serve Ndi Anambra better.
In their various remarks, the Chairman on the Occasion, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu represented by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra State Synage and Advertisement Agency, Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Mr. Uche Nworah congratulated the station on its thirteenth year anniversary, and encouraged the
management and staff to always work collectively for efficiency.
Correspondent Emmanuel Okonkwo reports that the event also featured
award presentations and cutting of the anniversary cake