Patricia Kalesanwo has become the first woman to become a Registrar at The Nigeria Institute Of Journalism since it was established in 1971.
Below is the press release by Gbenga Adefaye, who is the Provost of the Institute.
“The Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos has appointed Mrs Patricia Kalesanwo its first female Registrar since establishment in 1971.
“The Segun-Osoba led Governing Council of the NIJ, Nigeria’s Premier Monotechnic confirmed the appointment of Mrs Kalesanwo as Registrar at its Council meeting of March 17, 2021, at Lagos.
“Mrs Kalesanwo who holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education (Communication Arts), from the University of Ibadan, was the Students’ Affairs Officer of the Institute for more than a decade. She worked at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) before joining the NIJ.