The Media and Publicity Committee for the 2018 African Senior Athletics
Championships have agreed to a concession to accredit more journalists for
Olukayode Thomas the head of the committee said it was imperative to give
more media practitioners the chance to be part of the historic event that
will be staged in Asaba, Delta State from August 1-5.
According to Thomas, the initial plans was to accredit 150 journalists but
going by the interest that has been shown across the continent, there will
be the need to allow for more genuine entries.
“The interest shown by the media has been massive so we must give more
people the chance,” he stated
He explained that unlike, the first phase of the media accreditation in
which journalists filled their details online on the official website for
the competition, they would now be required to send their applications
directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or to email@example.com this time
The applications to be sent must include the full names of the
journalists, the name of their organizations, their media type (eg.
Written Press, Online, Radio. Etc).
They must also specify which sort of accreditation they are applying for
whether video, photo etc along with other relevant information.
All applications are to come in on or before Friday, July 27 after which
no other requests will be entertained.
Credit: CAA Asaba 2018