IMO State Online Media Practitioners releases Public enlightenment video on Covid-19 pandemic
According to Mr Ikechukwu Anyanwu, Chairman Imo Ompan , Publisher Arise Africa Magazine
"The leadership and members of Imo Ompan urges Imo people to unite as we fight this deadly Corona virus with the right information and attitude.
"We want to compliment the efforts of Government and encourage Imolites to adhere strictly to the rules and guidelines stipulated by the NCDC"
Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria is presenting this video to the public to educate the masses on the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic that is ravaging the world so as to curtail it's spread."
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He further revealed that Imo Online Media Practitioners Association has continued to draw inspiration from provisions of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria and independence of the media in pursing the following aims and objectives;
1. Promote Professionalism and highest journalistic standards in the online media
2. Promote and strengthen the contribution of the Association and its members to democracy and good governance
3. Protect and strengthen the rights of members
4. Respect and defend freedom of expression, pluralism of the media and universal access to information
5. Put in place mechanisms to co-ordinate actions towards ensuring the safety of members in the performance of their duties
6. Promote good relations with Government, local and international communications institutions, media establishment, governmental and non governmental organizations in furtherance of the Association's objectives
7. Work towards improving the conditions of service of members
8. Promote online media accountability and self regulation
9. Strive to provide legal protection and moral support for members where necessary
10. Reward and honour outstanding members periodically