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 Dr Abubakar Alhassan a Lecturer with the Faculty of Communications Bayero University Kano BUK has tasked journalists on ethical reportage during the 2023 electioneering to ensure peace in the country Alhassan made the call at the end of a 3 day workshop on Sharia Intelligence Constructive Alternative Narratives Peace and Ethical Journalism in Yola on Friday The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the workshop was organised by Dar Al Andalus Centre a Non Governmental Organization NGO for media executives and journalists in Adamawa Alhassan said journalists have vital roles to play in peace building especially now that the electioneering was kicked started in the build up to the 2023 General Elections He advised the participants to professionally apply the ethics and have credible information for effective sensitization of the electorate among others activities Alhassan also advised the broadcast media stations to adhere to the guidelines of National Broadcast Commission NBC to avoid being sanctioned for flouting them He cautioned the journalists against heat speeches promoting fake news and rumors that could results to the destablisation of peace in the society In his remarks Malam Jafar Isa the center s Program Officer said that the workshop was organised to build the capacity of the journalists on the attainment of peace in the country He advised journalists to always reaching to the right clerics for clarifications on any religious matters Mr Mr Umar Abubakar General Manager Pullaku FM Radio Yola who spoke on behalf of the participants expressed gratitude for the opportunity given to them to improve their capacities He assured that the knowledge acquired would be put to proper use while it will also be stepped down to other colleagues NewsSourceCredit NAN
2023: Don tasks journalists on ethical reporting of campaigns

Abubakar Alhassan

Dr Abubakar Alhassan, a Lecturer with the Faculty of Communications, Bayero University Kano (BUK), has tasked journalists on ethical reportage during  the 2023 electioneering to ensure peace in the country.

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Sharia Intelligence

Alhassan made the call at the end of a 3-day workshop on Sharia Intelligence, Constructive Alternative Narratives, Peace and Ethical Journalism in Yola on Friday.

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News Agency

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the workshop was organised by Dar Al Andalus Centre, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) for media executives and journalists in Adamawa.

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General Elections

Alhassan said journalists have vital roles to play in peace building, especially now that the electioneering was kicked started in the build up to the 2023 General Elections.

He advised the participants to professionally apply the ethics and have credible information for effective sensitization of the electorate, among others activities.

National Broadcast Commission

Alhassan also advised the broadcast media stations to adhere to the guidelines of National Broadcast Commission (NBC), to avoid being sanctioned for flouting them.

He cautioned the journalists against heat speeches, promoting fake news and rumors that could results to the destablisation of peace in the society.

Malam Jafar Isa

In his remarks, Malam Jafar Isa, the center’s Program Officer said that the workshop was organised to build the capacity of the journalists on the attainment of peace in the country.

He advised journalists to always reaching to the right clerics for clarifications on any religious matters.

General Manager

Mr Mr Umar Abubakar, General Manager, Pullaku FM Radio, Yola, who spoke on behalf of the participants expressed gratitude for the opportunity given to them to improve their capacities.

He assured that the knowledge acquired would be put to proper use, while it will also be stepped down to other colleagues.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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