The annual celebration of the OFAB Media award aims at recognizing exemplary journalism that stimulates best practices in the adoption of agricultural technologies, particularly agricultural biotechnology in Nigeria.
This years award received 18 application from Television, Radio, Print and Online Media.
Emerging Overall winner and OFAB Nigeria Journalist of the year was Musa Baba Aliyu, the head of Agric Desk at Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) while other winners included:
Print media– Josephine Okojie, BusinessDay Newspapers
Radio – Frank Ajufo, Vision Fm
TV – Musa Baba Aliyu, NTA
Blogger of the year: Adam Aqali, African Newspage
Some outstanding reporters also received the Coordinators Award and they include:
Adie Vanessa Offiong - Daily Trust Newspapers
Godson Elekwachi – Federal Radio Cooperation of Nigeria (FRCN)
Ebere Peace Agozie - News Agency of Nigeria
Abdullahi Tsanni – Freelance Journalist.
Group photograph with the 2018 winners
These winners will further compete with other journalists from the 8 OFAB Africa countries in September.