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NUCJ, NANCE endorse Campus Journalism Awards as nomination portal opens
NEWS DIGEST–As entries open towards the Annual Campus Journalism Awards hosted by Youths Digest Magazine, notable bodies in the field of campus journalism have endorsed the awards.
In separate letters of endorsement issues and copies obtained by The NEWS DIGEST, the National Association of Nigerian Campus Editors and National Union of Campus Journalists enjoined campus journalists and writers to participate in the nomination process of the awards including other activities to ensure it’s success.
In its letter, the official association for campus editors in Nigeria, NANCE praised the organizers of the awards while promising to support the organization and success of it with all possible.
“The National Association of Nigerian Campus editors, which is the mother body for all Campus Editors in Nigerian tertiary institutions hereby wishes to associate with the Annual Campus Journalism Awards organized by Youths Digest” the letter reads in part.
“The association appreciates the ideals of the award ceremony/initiative and therefore encourages Campus Editors and journalists to participate in the awards ceremony/ nomination,” the association wrote in the letter signed by Omole Isaac (President) and Oladimeji Jonathan (Secretary).
In the same vain, the National Union of Campus Journalists through its President, Mr Joshua Oluwatobi encouraged Campus Journalists to participate in the award program
“With a conviction in its conferred journalistic award appraisals, and its diligence-rewarding tendency among campus journalists,the leadership of the National Union of Campus Journalists(NUCJ), hereby endorses the Youths Digest’s Campus Journalism Awards as a recognised and legitimate students’ award authority in the journalistic corridor and as well recommends it to the entire campus journalists for adequate participation.”
The body further went on to urge well-meaning Individuals to partner with the organizers of the award program.
“On this feat of the Annual Campus Journalism Award recognition, we hereby urge well-meaning individuals, institutes, authorities and organizations’ progressive partnership to further encourage the reward of diligence, consistency and sterling performances of the campus journalists,” the umbrella body for all Campus Journalists wrote.
The Annual Campus Journalists awards grand ceremony for the second edition is scheduled to hold on January 19th, 2019.
According to the organisers, intending participants can register through www.youthsdigest.com or www.newsdigest.ng.
Mr Gidado Shuaib (Editor-in-Chief, Youths Digest) also said only entries are written between January 1, 2018- November 30th, 2018 will be considered for the honour.