The Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos, has appointed Mrs Patricia Kalesanwo as its first female Registrar since its establishment in 1971.
The NIJ is Nigeria’s Premier Monotechnic.
A statement on Thursday by the institute’s Provost, Gbenga Adefaye, said that the Segun Osoba-led Governing Council of the NIJ, confirmed the appointment of Kalesanwo as registrar at its Council Meeting of March 17, 2021, in Lagos.
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Kalesanwo, who holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education (Communication Arts) from the University of Ibadan (UI), was the Students Affairs Officer of the Institute for over a decade.
She worked at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) before joining the NIJ.
Kalesanwo has attended many courses on Journalism within and outside the country.