From Ndubuysi Orji, Abuja
Yusuf Alli, editor-in-chief of The Nation Newspaper, Northern Operations, has ordered journalists in the country to focus on self-development.
Ali made this while in Abuja hosting members of the House of Commons press corps who visited him on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
The editor, who said that self-development is one way to gain self-esteem in the journalism profession, emphasized the need for journalists to put ethics above short-term gain.
According to him, “The most important thing is that no matter what you do in life, I will always follow you in life. That’s my fascination with you. Work for your legacy. Cemetery Have you ever seen rich people and millionaires buried in
“You threw me the challenge of having to nurture young people. I am a super mentor. Others may even submit something while only reacting, which is not always a pleasure to show that the profession is sick.
“Some reporters are not well dressed. Secondly, many are poorly trained or not trained at all. A journalist in a year or two will want to build a mansion.
Earlier, press corps chairman Grace Ike celebrated his 60th birthday at Ali’s office, citing editors as pioneers in providing moral support to young journalists. I remembered
“Alhaj Yousuf Ali has undoubtedly made a great contribution to the development of the country and his achievements in the industry cannot be overemphasized.
“Young 60-year-olds will look forward to your leadership style and will learn a lot from your accumulated experience over the years in the industry,” she said.