Fayemi To Deliver NIJ Sixth Convocation Lecture As Institute Turns 50

Governor Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi is billed to deliver the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ) sixth convocation lecture on Monday, November 29, 2021.

The lecture is entitled:” Media, security and nation-building”.

Provost of the institution Mr. Gbenga Adefaye made this known at a briefing on Tuesday in Lagos to unveil activities for its 50th anniversary and convocation.

He said this edition is unique as it is coming at a time when the institute will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Adefaye noted that with skilled manpower and facilities, the institute may transform into the first Media University in the country.

“The institute may transform into the first Media University in the country. It has skilled manpower. We have got more equipment for capacity building. We also secured a licence for our radio station,” he said.

He said the grand finale of the 6th convocation programme comes up on, Tuesday, November 30th with the award of diplomas and certificates to deserving students of four different sets from 2017-2021.

He said  908 graduands would receive certificates in different areas of study.

The Provost added that there would be an exhibition of photographs and entrepreneurial products produced by the graduating students.

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