Sunday, 15 April 2018

JUST IN: Online Media Practitioners Ass Of Nig (OMPAN) Invited To Diaspora Day In Beijing

Online Media Practitioners Association of
Nigeria (OMPAN) has been invited to attend
this year’s Diaspora Day slated for Friday the
27th of April, 2018 in Beijing, China.
In a statement signed by Ismaila Yahaya
Kana, OMPAN National PRO, the body wishes
to state that for the sake of Nigeria; for the
sake of bilateral relationship and mutual
international development, it would honour the
invitation as it’s delegation would be led by
the National President, Mr Emeh James
According to OMPAN, this invitation no doubt is
a testimonial to the growing influence of the
online media in shaping opinions by opening up
new channels for information dissemination
and also affording Nigerians additional
platforms for a robust national discursion.
“Let it be on record from this moment on that
OMPAN has come to stay and in addition to
regulating the online conduct of Online Media
Practitioners, it is willing to partner any/all
institution(s) both here in Nigeria and in the
diaspora that wishes to engender the
functional development of Nigeria, Africa and
the world at large.” The PRO stated.
The Diaspora Day, organised by the Nigerian
Embassy in China is aimed at uniting Nigerians
in the diaspora.
Themed ‘Role of the Diaspora in National
Development and Bilateral Relationship’ the
event is being hosted by Baba Ahmad Jidda,
Nigerian Ambassador in China while former
Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu is
expected as the Special Guest of Honour and
Keynote speaker.
Also, the duo of Senior Adviser to the Nigerian
President On Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Hon.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Chairman House
Committee on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs,
Barr. Hon. Rita Orji are also being expected as
special guests at the event.

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