NPC partners NUC to review curriculum of journalism education

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By SundiataPOST,

  Nigerian Press Council (NPC), and UNDP Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) is partnering Commission (NUC) to review curriculum of education in Nigeria.

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

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

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

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

It would also the values of , accountability and integrity.

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