The International Institute of Journalism (IIJ), an academic outfit of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) will soon be accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
The Executive Secretary of (NBTE), Dr Adamu Kazaure made this known in his office where he said that the IIJ’s application for accreditation has gotten the endorsement of the Governing Board of NBTE and would soon get the final approval.
He said the board would ensure that the academic outfit which is committed to training and retraining journalists is duly accredited for journalists to be more professionally qualified, efficient in the discharge of their duties.
Kazaure however appealed to the government to ensure adequate funding of the board to discharge its responsibilities effectively.

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