by crossriverwatch admin
The President of the Professional Disc Jockeys Association, Calabar Chapter, DJ Sacra, has lamented the poor rating of their practitioners and conduct of some DJs.
DJ Sacra made this known in the recent stakeholders meeting held recently in Calabar.
DJ Sacra said, “I’m not pleased with the present rating of our profession and personnel, non-professionals are taking over our field because we’ve not been able to conglomerate aright in a unison path.
“But my joy is that we are beginning to wake up from our slumber.”
He appealed to members to keep the flag flying.
The Public Relation Officer, Mr. Samuel Bassey a.k.a DJ Gommexx informed the members of the State Government’s willingness to support Disc Jockeys beginning with a special DJ competition as part of the 2013 Calabar Carnival that will embrace participants from all over the country and diaspora where the winner will cart away about three million Naira cash.
DJ Gommexx also informed the members of the successful registration and approval of “Professional Disc Jockey Association, Calabar” by Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC.
One of the attendees, DJ Prince in the course of the discussions complained about the poor payment accruing to DJs adding that MC’s are better paid than them especially during this festive periods arguing that, “the remuneration should be the same if not more than because all the electronic equipment used are properties of the DJ”.
Mr. Dominic Duke a.k.a. DJ Duke urged members to abide by the ethics of the profession as enshrined in the union’s constitution.
He reiterated the commitment of the Task Force Committee where he is protem chair to fishing out practitioners who are not registered with the association and without professional training.
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