The Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS Awka has remained a practical learning field for students within and outside the state especially for the mass communication students.
The accomplishment, enthroned by Governor Willie Obiano, through the construction of the state of the art three ‘D’ digital studio, also earned the station, one of the best online media establishment in Nigeria.
Based on these accomplishments, students of Mass Communication Department of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, in a space of three months, have visited the ABS for a facility tour to enable them have a practical knowledge of their course of study.
The students, led by their lecturers, Dr. Njideka Ezeonyejiaku and Mr. Anthony Okeke, are all final year students of the department.
On arrival at the establishment, ABS Administration Tour Guide, Mr. Afam Obidike, took the students to various departments and units, where officers in charge gave them practical teachings of the various facilities.
Addressing the students after the tour, the Director of Programmes Department, Mrs. Nneka Ekwunife explained to them that for one to excel in the media industry such a person must be knowledgeable, must have a good voice and passion for the job, good diction, and open to learning every day.
In her remark, their lecturer, Dr. Mrs. Ezeonyejiaku explained that they brought the students to the ABS to have a practical experience of what they are taught in the classroom even as she commended the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the ABS, Dr. Uche Nworah and the management and staff for allowing them to visit at no cost and for impacting on Anambra and Nigeria in general.
Some of the students, including Mr. Patrick Offor and Miss Valentina Chukwujekwu, expressed delight in the facility tour and commended the state-of – the-art- facilities in ABS.