NPC partners NUC to review curriculum of journalism education

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By SundiataPOST, Abuja

 The (NPC), and the UNDP Democratic for (DGD) is partnering the National University Commission (NUC) to review the curriculum of journalism education in .

The council made this known in a statement signed on Friday in Abuja by Mr Bayo Atoyebi, the Executive Secretary of NPC.

The statement said the objective to build the capacity of the prospective journalism to critical perspective in advocacy and agenda setting role of the media.

“ It is also to galvanise and values of democratic institutions,’’ it stated.

The statement noted it would the capacity of the print media in reporting with a knowledge base of the various arms of .

It would also promote the values of transparency, accountability and political integrity.

The statement said a group discussion on the inclusion of democratic issues in the model curriculum guidelines for journalism education in would hold on October 30 in Abuja.