PJAN 2021: Adedayo, Arogundade, Otufodunrin To speak On World Photography Day
Three renowned journalists, Mr. Dayo Adedayo; Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin and Mr. Lanre Arogundade have been listed as the Guest Speakers at this year’s Photojournalists Association of Nigeria (PJAN) Lagos Chapter’s lecture, holding on August 21.
A statements jointly signed by the Association’s Chairman and the Planning Committee, Mr Kola Olasupo and Mr Ademola Akinlabi respectfully, stated that the three Speakers were carefully selected as regards their years of experience in the field of Journalism.
The first guest Speaker, Mr. Adedayo, a British trained documentary photographer, a cultural anrhropologist and author of many historical photo books, among them is “Nigeria 2.0”.
Adedayo who has travelled wide and far in the space of 17 years will be bringing his wealth of experience as a documentary Photographer as he speaks at the lecture.
The second Guest Speaker, Mr. Otufodunrin, a well-experienced and Media career development specialist, will be bringing his 30 years of media Experience as he speaks at the lecture.
Otufodunrin, is the current Executive Director, Media Career Development Network, a Nigeria foremost Media mentoring and Coaching Organization.
The Third Speaker, Mr. Arogundade, is the Director of International Press Centre (IPC) a Lagos-based Media Resource centre.
Arogundade, a former Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Lagos Council and an online Editor-in-Chief, will bringing his wealth of experience in the areas of media advocacy, Media research, media training and editing of media resource books to bear at the participants that will be attending the event.
The three reknowned Journalists will be speaking on the topic of the day titled: “Photojournalism: What the future portend for Photojournalist Practitioners”.
Other Guests expected at the event are the Chairman, Lagos NUJ Council, Mr Adeleye Ajayi and his exco members, also Chairman, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Lagos Chapter, Mrs. Comfort Okonkwo and the Special Guest is Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, Honourable Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Lagos State and Engr Lai Omotola, Group Managing Director, CFL Group of Companies.
Other event planned to mark this year’s World Photography Day, is a group walk from Ogba bus stop to the venue of the Lecture located at International Press Centre (IPC) No 11, Dideolu Estate, Ogba, Lagos. A Photo exhibition and a group street photo paparazzi.