Below is the profile of one of the speakers at the virtual summit of Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) themed : Migration: Remedies For Covid-19 And the Economy holding between June 5 and 6 on zoom.

Time: 11 am.

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BRIEF PROFILE OF MR. ADEKOYE VINCENT, PRESS OFFICER, NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE PROHIBITION OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (NAPTIP)

Mr. Adekoye Vincent is a highly motivated and result oriented Strategic Communication expert with over 30 years of invaluable experience with top-notched managerial and leadership skills, and excellent analytical and communication skills.

  1. Born on September 19, 1968; an indigene of Idanre, Ondo State, Mr. Adekoye Vincent has a Diploma in Journalism from the famous Institute of Journalism, Benin City, Degree in Public Administration from the Imo State University, Owerri, and also an Msc (Public Administration) student of the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City.
  2. Mr. Adekoye Vincent has served in various capacities as Communication expert and received several awards and commendation in the process. Prominent among such awards was the Best Press Officer Award conferred on him by the Director General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah – Donli in 2017.
  3. WORKING EXPERIENCE DATE POSITION

 National Agency for the Prohibition
Of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) – 2009 – Date – Press Officer

 Champion Newspapers, Lagos – 2002 – 2009 – Snr. Correspondent

 Sketch Newspapers, Ibadan – 1999 – 2002 – Correspondent

 Consultant, Edo State Govt
Accelerated Revenue Project – 1997 – 1999 – Coordinator

 Third Eye Newspapers, Ibadan – 1995 – 1997 – Correspondent

OUTSTANDING RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Member, Strategic Communication Inter – Agency Policy and Coordination Committee (SC/IPCC) as Strategic Communication Officer under the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA).
  2. Participated in the documentation and production of the Federal Government Policy Framework and National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Nigeria. (August 2017)
  3. Member, Media Sub- Committee of the Humanitarian Technical Committee of the COVID – 19 of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT TRAINING ATTENDED AND SKILLS ACQUIRED

TRAINING DATE FACILITATOR

 Strategic Communication Techniques – 2018 – UK Govt.
 Countering of Violent Extremism 2018 – NSA
 Training on Combating Trafficking – 2017 – Conducted by
Bundeskriminalamt
Human Beings

 Training for Media Practitioners
On Understanding Trafficking in
Persons Issues and Emerging
Trends. Minna, Niger State – 2015 – NAPTIP

 Training on the use of Strategic
Communications in Countering
Violence Extremist Narrations
Abuja. – 2015 – ONSA, NAPTIP

 Training on the use of Modern
Tools and Techniques in the
Protection of Street Children
And Children on the Move
Karu, Abuja . – 2014 – WAN, ISS, NAPTIP

 Training on the Use of modern
Standard and Techniques in
the Protection of Children
Accra, Ghana – 2013 – WAN, ISS, NAPTIP

 Capacity Building on Child
Protection for Relevant Actors
and child Protection Issues
Emergencies (CPie)
Agbor, Delta State. – 2012 – UNICEF, NAPTIP, SAVE
THE CHILDREN, UK
 Capacity Development for
Child Protection Officers
Benin city – 2011 – NAPTIP, UNICEF

 Special Intelligence and
Basic Security Course
Karu, Abuja – 2010 – NAPTIP, DIS

 Citizenship & Leadership
Training, Shere Hills Jos – 2010 – NAPTIP, DIS

 Capacity Dev for Care Givers
On Protection & Reintegration
Of Street Children
Benin City. – 2010 – NAPTIP, LYD

 Training on Modern Techniques
In Public Information
Dissemination for NAPTIP Officers
Ibadan . – 2010 – UN, NAPTIP

 Capacity Training on Guidelines
Monitoring Tools for Protection
Of Children in formal Care for
Child Protection Officers
Benin City – 2010 – NAPTIP, UNICEF

 Training on Leadership Mgt
Skills, Benin City – 2009 – CCCG

 Training on Effective Reportage
And Coverage of Oil Revenue
Management in Niger Delta
Organized for Prominent
Journalists in the Region
Benin City. – 2005 – ANEEJ, NUJ

 Training on Effective
And Accurate Reporting of
Oil Exploration Activities in
Nigeria
Asaba – 2004 – NNPC/SHELL

 Capacity Building for Journalist
On the Prevention of Mother
To Child Transmission of HIV
Benin City – 2004 – INTERNEWS, FMH

 Training on Election Reporting – 2003 – BBC, UK

 Training on Reporting of
Sickle Cell
Benin City – 1995 – MH, NUJ

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