The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ambassador Chris Isiguzo has received the Institute of Public Sector Management (IPSM), United Kingdom (UK) Doctoral Fellowship Award.
Also conferred with the.prestigious IPSM Award is the National Trustee representing South-South (Zone f) at the NUJ, Mrs. Abimbola Oyetunde as well as the Publisher of The Point Newspapers, Mrs Oyeyemi Kolapo.
The award which was presented at a brief ceremony in London on Wednesday, August 22, 2023, was part of activities to mark the 40 Years anniversary of the IPSM.
The IPSM award recognizes the recipients’ attained knowledge and understanding of the building blocks essential to the successful practice of public sector management and the commitment to uphold the highest professional and ethical standard as defined by IPSM standard of best practice.
Ambassador Isiguzo, had led a group of journalists on a two-week International Professional Executive Masterclass at the London Centre for Training and Development (LCTD) in Lewisham High Street, London.
The training organized by LCTD in partnership with the Institute of Corporate & Public Sector Professionals (ICPSP) is part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Nigeria Union of Journalists in 2021.
The delegates who participated in the training include the NUJ National President, Chris Isiguzo, Zonal Secretary, Zone F, John Angese, National Trustee, Zone A, Garba Muhammad, National Trustee Zone F, Mrs Abimbola Oyetunde, Edo Council Chairman, Festus Alenkeh, Ephraim Alenkeh and Massy Osunde-(members)
Responding, shortly after being inducted into the Doctoral Fellowship of the Institute, the NUJ President, Comrade Chris Isiguzo said journalism remain the main key towards building a standard and efficient society .
Isiguzo who dedicated the award to Nigerian journalists, called for the continuous sustenance of Nigeria ‘s democracy.