Monday, 30 April 2018

NSUK, S.U.G Seeks Synergy With MACOSA To Resuscitate Campus Radio, Tv Stations and Move The Varsity To Greater Heights

|•By: Divinelove Udorji| 30th April, 2018

The Executives of Students Union Government (S.U.G), Nasarawa State University has affirmed its readiness to collaborate with Mass Communication Students Association (MACOSA) to revive the long abandoned radio and television stations in NSUK.

This position was made known when the Executives of S.U.G and MACOSA held a roundtable discussion today at the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences Lecture Room. In his address, the S.U.G President, Comrade Newman Solomon Maitoro revealed that the S.U.G was happy and pleased to meet with MACOSA Executives noting that the meeting was in line with meeting and fulfilling some mandates of their campaign promises and also to move Nasarawa State University to greater heights.

He further stressed that; "In our plan to improve academics in NSUK we cannot do that without Mass Communication Department therefore we want to with the help of Mass Communication Department put NSUK at the spotlight because proper information dissemination is key in every developmental process".

"We also want to collaborate with MACOSA in the resusistation of the institution's long abandoned campus radio, television stations and magazine, this we believe would help students of the department improve academically and also aide in putting NSUK on the global map through information dissemination. We would also make sure that Executives and students of the department are carried along in every step in resuscitating these facilities.

Also speaking at the meeting, the President of MACOSA, Comrade Aristercus Akolo Emmanuel appreciated the efforts of the S.U.G in lending a helping hand and playing a fatherly role in tackling this issue, adding that it is a clear indication that the S.U.G has the department at heart.

He however bemoaned that students of the department are not happy with the inaccessibility of these facilities as it greatly hinders the practical aspects of mass communication and journalism practice.

He also added that; "we are happy that the S.U.G is interested in this issue because we at the department level have been struggling tooth and nail to see to the smooth running of the campus radio and television".

"We have even gone as far as seeking collaboration outside the school, but with the interference of the S.U.G we believe the resuscitation would come to fruition".

Other dignitaries present at the meeting are; Comrade Tabitha Dogo (Vice President S.U
G); Henry Debo (Director of Socials S.U.G); Divinelove Udorji (Director of Socials MACOSA); Matthew Ablaku (Secretary General S.U.G); Salihu Abdullahi (Secretary General, MACOSA); Michael Joseph (P.R.O S.U.G); Oluseh (Director of Sports S.U.G); Asheovye Azizi Stephen (Treasurer MACOSA) and Josiah Ogidi (Welfare Officer MACOSA)

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