By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has concluded the training of 19 people from the Niger Delta region on social media advantages, photography, filming as well as photo and video editing.
The training which had the Managing Editor of CrossRiverWatch, Archibong Jeremiah and 18 others from Cross River, Ondo, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Delta, Abia and Edo States spend one week in Warri, Delta state with the Network Coordinator, Partners for Peace (P4P), Africas Lawal enjoining them to effectively utilise the skills garnered during the training.
According to Lawal, “the training aims at improving the participants’ skills in Information Communication Technology (ICT) and its comparative advantage” with the participants receiving certificates at the end of the training.
In a short message to CrossRiverWatch newsroom, Jeremiah who has since returned to Calabar said that “The training is worth while as it was interesting, rich in content. For me I made new contacts and the experience was awesome. I commend PIND for the initiative because it has helped professionalized the participants in photography and video editing and opened a window opportunities for us all.
“I thank CrossRiverWatch for affording me the opportunity to attend the training, all I have learnt will be stepped down to my colleagues and my State chapter of P4P also I must say thanks and will always remain committed”.
The facilitators for the training included David Udofia, PIND IPDU/ Capacity Building Coordinator, Africas Lawal, P4P Network Coordinator, Ese Emerhi, and Oteheri Odjeni and Matthew Smart of PIND Media Department.
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