By Alhassan Aisha, Adisa Halimah Folashade
Justice Chamber of the faculty of Law, in conjunction with the Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ) Unilorin Chapter and Pen House, yesterday, organised a workshop for student writers in the university.
The Workshop tagged “Writers’ Workshop 2.0” was held in the faculty moot court with over hundred participants in attendance. The Workshop featured seasoned writers and orators who took the participants through expectancies and trainings on Creative Writing, Essay Writing and proposal writings; also on the aspect of News-writing and Reporting, Fact Checking and Blogging.
The resource persons assembled by the organisers for the training sessions were Sàlàkó Francis Pelumi, Koyum Kolade Afolabi, Barrister Osuji Chima Francis and Mr Bidemi.
Speaking with the President of the chambers, Mr Abdullah Haroon Akewushola on rationale behind the program, he stated the idea was to equip the students with required skills that would be helpful afterwards of their academic years in school.
“When I assumed office, my idea about students activities was much of equipping them and giving them the required skills they need which would be through trainings and skill acquisition as it would help them even after graduating.”, Akewushola explained.
Earlier in her opening remarks, the President of UCJ, Miss Eze Glory Chika stated that the birth of the concept second edition was discussed few months ago and she was happy it finally came to past.
While giving the vote of thanks, the vice President, Pen House, Miss Adisa Halimah Folashade expressed her happiness for the success of the programme, saying she “hope for more successful session.”