Adesina to chair 2015 BJAN CSR conference

Posted by News Express | 15 October 2015 | 2,879 times

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Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, will be chairing the 2015 annual Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) conference, the association has said. The summit, which has as theme, “Challenges and Prospects of Corporate Social Responsibility in Nigeria: Roles of Organisations, Government and the Media”, is scheduled to hold in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, from November 19 to 21.

The event is expected to attract high profile integrated marketing communications professionals and government officials. They include Ken Egbas, Managing Director, TruContact; Dr Festus Adedayo, Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Oyo State Governor; Ms. Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, Editor, Thisday; Udeme Ufot, GMD, SO&U/Chairman of APCON; Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Communication, First Bank; Mr. Anthony Chiejina, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Dangote Group; Mr. Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director, Access Bank; Mr. Bode Opeseitan, Director, Sponsorship, Globacom; and Lola Odedina, General Manager, Communications, Guaranty Trust Bank, amongst others.

Speaking on the conference, BJAN’s Chairman, Mr. Goddie Ofose, said it has been designed as part of efforts to, among other things, to provide a platform for discussion on serious issues, engender opportunities for bonding between brand journalists and the private sector as well as other critical stakeholders.

He explained further that the conference will also provide refreshers for brand reporters across the country on critical and emerging issues in global sustainability as well as affording brand journalists the opportunity of sharing ideas with stakeholders in the industry.

News Express reports that the conference started in 2013, with Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as host, while the 2014 edition was hosted by the Osun State Government in Osogbo.

•Photo shows Femi Adesina.

Source: News Express

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