By: Joy Odor
The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference Nigeria who is the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Most Reverend Ignatius Kaigama Catholic has charged the media practitioners to strive towards adding value to the society through their profession.
Archbishop Kaigama gave the charge when he received a delegation of the National Executive of the Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAMPAN) led by its President, Mr. Patrick Osu in his office in Jos Monday.
The Archbishop urged all Catholic professionals to use their profession effectively for evangelization and advised them on the need for people to stand on their feet and work with personal conviction for the good of the society.
He congratulated the Association for not only electing those to pilot its activities but for having a constitution that will governor its activities while assuring the support of the church in the success of the leadership of the Association.
Earlier, the National President of the Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAMPAN) Mr. Patrick Osu, said they were in the Archbishop’s office to seek his blessings after a successful election. “I thanked the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) and the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) for the success of the election of the Association.
The Association’s President appealed for the training of his members to enhance their capacity for optimum performance while calling on the church to encourage and support wealthy Catholics to establish media stations.
He disclosed that the association would be collaborating with their Muslim counterparts to address the issue of hate speeches and hate campaigns.