The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria will hold a media tweet-a-thon with the theme: “Report of baseline survey of newspapers coverage of electoral issues ahead 2015 elections: Matters arising and lessons” on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
According to Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director of IPC, the tweet-a-thon with hashtag #Media4Elections is a monthly activity supported by UNDP DGD III aimed at promoting active media engagement and active citizens’ participation in the electoral process ahead of 2015 elections.
Mr. Ray Ekpu, veteran journalist and former President of Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Mr. Tunde Akanni, Communication Lecturer, Lagos State University (LASU) will be the lead speaker and lead discussant respectively at the event.
Arogundade noted that the program will be interactive as there would be a question and answer session by the participants physically present as well as following on twitter and other social media channels.
He enjoined members of the public to participate in the programme.