July 20, 2017

Become media entrepreneurs, alumni tell MAPOLY students

The 1992 set of the Association of Mass Communication Students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, have told the Mass Communication students of the institution to explore how to become media entrepreneurs instead of looking for white-collar jobs.

Officials and members of the set, known as AMACOS ’92, said this on Tuesday when they came to their alma mater, which was known as Ogun State Polytechnic, during their time in the school, for a mentoring programme in the department.

The association, during the programme, taught the students practical aspects of public relations, advertising, print journalism, broadcast journalism and blogging to mark their 25 years post-graduation anniversary from the institution.

The programme had as theme ‘Classroom Experience and Post-Classroom Reality’, was held at the auditorium of the Mass Communication Department.’

It had in attendance the Rector, MAPOLY, Prof. Oludele Itiola; the Director, School of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Goke Raufu; the Head of Department, Mr. Kolawole Amos; and the Sub-Dean, Mr. Lekan Oketokun.

An alumnus and Founder, Rave FM 93.7, Osogbo, Osun State, Mr. Femi Adefila, who spoke on ‘How to become a successful media entrepreneur’, told the students that the days of white-collar jobs were gone, advising them to develop the mentality of job creators.

Adefila urged them to have the “can-do spirit” because, according to him, nothing is impossible.