The 2023 Press Week of Nigeria Union Of Journalists(NUJ), Lagos State Council will kick off on Monday, 21st August, 2023.

According to a statement by the Chairman of the State Council, Comrade Adeleye Ajayi, the Week-long programme will start with Health Walk from Ikeja Under Bridge to NUJ Secretariat located at 9A, Iyalla Street, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, 21st August, 2023.

Ajayi said: “The major highlight of the event is a Public Lecture with the Theme: “Post Election Nigeria: Paths To National Restoration And Peace”. The Guest Speaker, Prof. Sunday Alawode, Dean, School of Communication Studies, Lagos State University (LASU),will give deliver a well researched speech followed by a Panel of Discussants. The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian Newspapers, Mr. Martins Oloja will chair the Lecture holding on Wednesday, 23rd August, 2023 at the Combo Hall, LTV Compound, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi-Ikeja.

“Another key event is thebGala/ Awards Nite billed to hold on Friday, 25th August, 2023 also at the Combo Hall.

Among distinguished Nigerians and Corporate organisations to be honoured are Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, representing Lagos East Senatorial District; Hon James Abiodun Faleke, member Federal House of Representatives representing Ikeja Federal Constituency; Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji, member, Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 01; Airtel Nigeria; Nigeria Breweries Plc; and other distinguished leaders and members of the Union.”

The Chairman also revealed other activities to include visit to Orphanage/Home for the Elderly and Cultural Day/Chapels Rendezvous, including Jumat on friday and Thanksgiving Service on Sunday.

Ajayi urged Chapel Chairmen and Secretaries, along with their members to turn out en mass to participate in the annual programme, which promises to be thrilling, educating, entertaining and fun-filled.