The Department of Mass Communication on Friday, 7th December held a mega professional seminar entitled “Communication and Entrepreneurship: Content Development”. The occasion which was gracefully attended by Generals and Bigwigs in the Nigerian popular Media sector, was held at the Post-graduate Hall of the university.

First, the host of the event and the HOD of Mass Communication Prof. Armstrong Idachaba welcomed the quests, the students and other participants for honouring the seminar so massively. He further urged the students to take every output of the seminar very seriously as their professional careers partly depend on such rare exposures.

In his welcome address, the Vice Chancellor Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu who was unavoidably absent at the graceful event; but ably represented by the Dean Students Affairs, Rev. Fr. Dr. Ikechukwu Ani, heartily welcomed the Multi Choice Team. He expressed the zeal and determination of not just the students of Mass Communication but the University at large to explore the modernist trends in functional Education. The VC also enjoined the participating students to feed with enthusiasm on such rare opportunity with the Multi Choice and feel free to make the best of it.

The most conspicuous presence at the occasion being that of the CEO of Multi Choice Nigeria; one among the leading Multi Media companies in Africa. The Media Giant was significantly represented by Mr. John Ugbe who delivered an inspiring speech on the place of strategization in modern day Popular Media content development. Mr. Ugbe fragrantly encouraged the students to develop and nurture their passion for the Media industry as there are yet much grounds to be covered. He however stressed on the need for originality, uniqueness and rootedness in the development of Mass Media Content.

High Points of the Day

The representative of the CEO Multi Choice, after a highly engaging interactive session with the students, blessed thirteen (13) students with DSTV panels, with free installations and months of subscription. Among the many beneficiaries are Madueke Michael, Ozioko Favour, and Ogboso Matilda.

As a gifts also, Mr. Ugbe promised the University that Multi Choice will host five (5) students from the department on a professional excursion to their Lagos Main Studio; while another set of five (5) students will be absorbed by the company for an internship programme.

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