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He tasked the state chapter of the NUJ to organise a capacity building training for members on digital journalism. The director of IPC, Lanre Arogundade in his opening remarks said the webinar was part of efforts to improve the capacity of Journalists in election coverage, urging participants to embrace germane issues of professional and ethical reportage of electoral processes, including issues of inclusivity, fact-checking, hate speech and conflict-sensitive reporting (online/offline).
Arogundade commended the EU for partnering IPC to ensure the training of journalists for the forthcoming election. The Ondo State Chairman of NUJ, Adetona Aderoboye who spoke through the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, commended the IPC and other partners for the regular and timely training of journalists especially as it had become difficult for media organizations to train their staff amidst economic hardship occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.