Buhari, NPAN pledge to sustain partnership

Buhari, NPAN pledge to sustain partnership

Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:24 am


PRESIDENT BUHARI MEET PUBLISHERS 3A. R-L'; President Muhammadu Buahri, MD/CEO NAN, Mr Bayo Ononuga, Publisher/EDITOR-IN Chief Thisday and President NPAN, Mr Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher of Vanguard Nespaper of Nigeria, Mr Sam Amuka  after a meeting with members of the Newspaper's Proprietors Association of Nigeria at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE/STATE HOUSE. MAY 27 2016.

PRESIDENT BUHARI MEETS PUBLISHERS. R-L’; President Muhammadu Buhari, MD/CEO NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Publisher/EDITOR-IN Chief Thisday and President NPAN, Mr Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher of Vanguard Newspaper of Nigeria, Mr Sam Amuka after a meeting with members of the Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE/STATE HOUSE. MAY 27 2016.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja met with members of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) where they discussed crucial national issues, Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President said.

Adesina told State House correspondents after the closed door meeting that the Federal Government would continue to partner with the media in ensuring speedy progress of the country.

He said “you know that these are the key stakeholders in the Nigerian Project. The media and the government must work together because they have a lot in common.

“So, from time to time, there should be meetings like this between government and media. The media, through the executives of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria brought up some key issues affecting the industry, affecting the country.”

R-L: SA on Media to the President Mr. Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Publisher/EDITOR-IN Chief Thisday and President NPAN, Mr Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher of Vanguard Ltd, Mr Sam Amuka

R-L: SA on Media to the President Mr. Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Publisher/EDITOR-IN Chief Thisday and President NPAN, Mr Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher of Vanguard Ltd, Mr Sam Amuka

R-L;  President Muhammadu Buhari MD/CEO NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Chairman of New Telegraph, Alhaji Idi Farouk

R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari MD/CEO NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Chairman of New Telegraph, Alhaji Idi Farouk

; President Muhammadu Buhari greets Mr Sam Amuka, Publisher, The Vanguard. Behind NPAN President is Publisher  The source, Ms Comfort Obi

; President Muhammadu Buhari greets Mr Sam Amuka, Publisher, The Vanguard. Behind NPAN President is Publisher The source, Ms Comfort Obi

President Buhari, Alhaji Isa Funtua, life patron of NPAN and Mr Nduka Obaigbena

President Buhari, Alhaji Isa Funtua, life patron of NPAN and Mr Nduka Obaigbena

 R-L; Publisher Daily Times, Mr. Fidelis Anosike, President Buhari, Nduka Obaigbena, Alhaji Idi Farouk and Publisher, Peoples Daily, Mallam Wada Maida

R-L; Publisher Daily Times, Mr. Fidelis Anosike, President Buhari, Nduka Obaigbena, Alhaji Idi Farouk and Publisher, Peoples Daily, Mallam Wada Maida

Also speaking in the same vein, Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, expressed optimism that there would be greater partnership between President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the media.

According to him, members of the NPAN appreciated the efforts of the President toward tackling challenges in the country.

He said “support for major policies of government is clearly indicated, the war against corruption is very much appreciated and the efforts by the President to deal with North East crisis is a very good success story.

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