By JOHN ONAH, Abuja –
It has been established that after the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention which is being held on March 26, a full media structure for the party will be unveiled in Abuja.
The media structure which is part of the ongoing plans to positively project the ruling party in the minds of all Nigerians both at home and abroad will see the unbundling and unveiling of the APC online newspaper, http: //www.apcnewsonline.ng, which has been on trial for the past 18 months and the APC News Studio temporarily located in Suite 6, Barcelona Hotel, near APC Country Headquarters on Blantyre Street, Wuse 2 Abuja.
This was revealed by APC Online News Publisher/Editor, Tom Ohikere, during the inaugural meeting of the Board of Directors held in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday.
According to Ohikere, “it is pertinent to note that we have reached an advanced stage in our plan to establish a fully-fledged radio/television station in Abuja, which would house all of APC’s existing online news structures in the goal of promoting and protecting the political integrity of progressives Our technical partners and consultants have made tremendous progress and the technical submissions are attached to your records for this meeting.
“We are currently ready to take the media landscape by storm with informative and educational programs because there will be so much to learn and information to accumulate about the All Progressives Congress since 2015. We are fully prepared to be the news community and propagators of APC news around the world.
“We are also endowed with the involvement of technocrats like Alhaji Lawal Ado, who is the former editor of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mallam Sani Suleiman, the former News Director of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Hon Ini Akpan Morgan, who is the head of the APC Nigerian Diaspora Office at APC Headquarters and Barr. Olakunle Ehinlanwo, an accomplished process consultant and community mobilizer.
“We are ready to lead the nation down the path of history, analyzing the past, present and projecting the future of the All Progressives Congress.
“With eminent Nigerians such as Engr. Sani Ndanusa, Public Servant and Former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Usman Abubakar (alias Young Alhaji) Renowned Businessman and Strong Supporter of APC, and Otunba Abayomi Odunowo, Chief Strategist and Internationally Renowned Tactician, we will leverage their goodwill for relevant contacts and sponsorship.
“With all these networks of distinguished Nigerians, APC News Online will definitely change the political milieu it found itself in and once again become the darling of the electorates,” Ohikere added.