BARCLAYSPostgraduate students in Cultural Administration at the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) Training School, Abuja Study Centre, are set for their seminar presentations in Cultural Diplomacy, as part of the requirements leading to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Cultural Administration.

A seminar presentation schedule released in Abuja by the course lecturer, Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, who is NICO’s Executive Secretary/CEO as well as Visiting Associate Professor at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), reveals that the seminar will take place from Wednesday, 21 October to Thursday, 22 October, 2015 at the Staff Assembly Ground, NICO Headquarters, Abuja by 10am.

Already, the class, which is made up of 23 students have been divided into four (4) presentation panels with two (2) panels presenting on different topics each day, and members of staff are expected to share in the seminar experience.

Baring last minute changes, those presenting on Wednesday, 21st October on the first panel are: Uruemu Okorodudu, Anastasia Maigari, Ramatu Abdullahi, Blessing Mkpa, Francis Iba and Finelady Mushinwa; while Nshokibe Ojie, Iyadunni Adelabu-Idris, Jane Anigala, Blessing Irabor, and Bernard Ayakoroma will present on the second panel.

The third panel presenting on Thursday, 22nd October, 2015 has Olusegun Iroko, Michael Ekoko, Herbert Alfred, Maria Okpuzor, Abdulmalik Salihu, Aigbodion Ogbuan, and Susan Duru; just as Emuobonuviesa Nabofa, Zainab Lamido, Sarauniya Nakwada and Franca Okoro will be presenting on the fourth panel same Wednesday.

It will be recalled that NICO, which is the apex and leading cultural training institute in Nigeria has the mandate to, among others, train cultural workers to be grounded in Nigerian cultural practices, realities and philosophies towards national development.

Caleb Nor

Corporate Affairs Unit

NICO, Abuja