Quaqua Journalism School To Get Modern Structure
The Management of the Peter Quaqua School of Journalism (PQSJ), has broken ground for the construction of a modern structure that will serve as its new home.
Speaking at the ceremony in Mount Barclay on Monday, PQSJ Founder and Executive Director, TitiusTokpah said, the 12 classroom building project will cost about US$251,000.According to him, the building will also contain administrative offices, a mini-radio station, modern media laboratory, computer laboratory, cafeteria, conference hall and teachers’ lounge, among other facilities.
Tokpah, who informed dignitaries at the ceremony that the commencement of the project will be at the end of May, pledged L$30,000 as his initial contribution towards the undertaking.
He then thanked those who contributed to the project and promised to ensure that their money will be used for the intended purpose.
Also speaking at the ceremony, Press Union of Liberia (PUL) Vice President,Octavin Williams thanked the school’s administration for the initiative and pledged L$50,000, but presented L$10,000 cash immediately, assuring that the balance L$40,000 will be paid at a later date.
Meanwhile, the Bishop of Abundant Life Church of God Liberia, Bishop R.S. Mensah pledged L$10,000, while the President of the West Africa Journalist Association (WAJA), Peter Quaqua in whose honor the school is named also pledged US$100.00