THE PUBLIC CITIZEN

Introduction

A society is what the citizens make of it. Every society has the potential to be great provided the leadership is able to harness the citizens to pursue the collective good.

It is possible for individual members of a society to could be locked in the pursuit of their personal good and forget looking out for those things that make for the common or public good.

When individuals begin to advocate for and step out to work for the common good, they are referred to as public citizens. Without the intervention of public citizens, no society can attain its full potential.

Mobilizing for political consciousness and political participation is one of the ways to encourage the emergence of   Public Citizens.

This is the focus of this Show “The Public Citizen”

What is about?

Each edition of the Show features guest interviews, discussions, and reviews of current, economic and social issues in Nigeria. The show seeks to answer the following questions and more:

  • Who is a public citizen?
  • How do public citizens do?
  • How can individuals become public citizens?
  • What are the challenges of becoming a public citizen?
  • What can we encourage more private citizens to become public citizens?
  • What are the advantages of being a public citizen?
  • How can we promote the concept of public citizenship as an integral part of democratic culture in Nigeria?

Where?

The Public Citizen is broadcast on live Facebook and Future World Live on Podcast.

When?

The Show is broadcast every Tuesday at 1:00pm – 2:00pm, West Africa Time

Who?

The Public Citizen is anchored by Joseph C. Ibekwe, the publisher of Future World Magazine and author of the book, The Quest for Political Leadership: How Individuals Become Public Citizens.

Show Structure

The Show is flexible, interactive and full of fun. Guests speak with liberty while the host guides discussions.

Participation

Guest participation at the show is wide and open. Guests are invited from different strata of society and different political affiliations.

Start date

Tuesday January 19, 2021

Sponsorship Support

The Show is open for partnership and sponsorship. For information, please call:+234 (0) 708 015 7176

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