All is now set for the second edition of Timeline Awareness Initiative Lecture even as the organizers hav decided to honour some distinguished Nigerians who have in the past contributed hugely to the development of country as well as excelled in their chosen careers.
The event which holds on Thursday, April 19, at the Lagos Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja has been strategically put together to have an impact on the role journalists and other individuals should play ahead, during and after the next general elections in the social media, said the convener, Yusuf Adeoye.
This urge to further sensitise the public at this critical period in the country’s polity made the organizers, TimelineNG, your soar-away online news portal and Timeline Awareness Initiative [TAI], the educative platform co-owned by the medium, to strictly pick a seasoned journalist and politician, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, to speak on the topic: News Reporting In The Age Of New Media, A Focus On 2019 General Elections.
It will be Chaired by former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora,and promises to attract many prominent Nigerians including the Special Guest, Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, who will also receive an Award of Excellence for his leadership role as the helmsman of the State Assembly.
Chairman of Heirs Holding/UBA, Mr. Tony Elumelu, MFR,CON, will equally be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award along with Mr. Folorunsho Coker, DG, NTDC, among others.