The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Kola Ologbondiyan and Prof Raph Akinfeleye will be attend the second edition of the Delta State Government Strategic Communication Workshop, with the theme “Effective Communication and Media Crisis Management in Governance: Challenges and Solutions.”
Ologbondiyan will assist the Chief Trainer, Prof Raph Akinfeleye to take participants through group assignments in creative writing skills development, 2D news reporting, critical investigative Journalism and media law and professional ethics, etcetera.
The Executive Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Communications, Dr (Barrister) Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday.
Dr Fred Oghenesivbe said Mr.Ologbondiyan will also share his experiences as a former Editor of ThisDay Newspaper, and as Chief Publicist and image maker of the largest political party in Africa.
The PDP Spokesman is also take participants through fake news and press conference management, Interviews, spotlight and documentary production.
Mr. Ologbondiyan hails from Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area, western Senatorial District of Kogi State.
He holds Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Lagos and obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos.
He worked with ThisDay Newspaper as a Reporter and rose through the ranks to become its Group Political Editor, and then Deputy Editor of the Daily Title.
“He covered beats such as Lagos State Government House, The Presidency and National Assembly. Ologbondiyan is an authority in modern day Journalism practice in Nigeria, and political communication strategy.
“Until 2015, he was the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to former Senate President, Senator David A. B. Mark, GCON.
“Kola Olosgondiyan was elected National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the December 9/10, 2017 National Convention of the Party in Abuja.
“The Communication Workshop is being organised by the office of the Executive Assistant to the Governor of Delta State in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary to the State Government. It will hold from 8 – 10 December, 2020 at Orchid Hotel, Asaba,” the statement added.