Leading Kano online news medium, Solacebase, gets grant from CSO
A civil society organization, Kungiyar Matasan Kano Advocacy Organisation, has awarded Solacebase online newspaper a grant to subscribe to Facebook ads which will enable the media platform expand its readership base.
The grant is said to be aimed at getting large number of followers on Facebook so that more readers could be reached.
Solacebase got the grant on Saturday at the CSO’s annual general meeting of the 44 local governments executives held at its secretariat in Kano.
While presenting the cheque to Solacebase, chairman of the organization, Alhassan Haruna Danbatta said “Though it is a little amount, but it is a way of showing our appreciation to this reliable news platform headed by veteran journalist, Abdullateef Abukakar Jos, adding that “if we have the capacity we can write millions on this cheque, but as we are growing this is just the beginning.”
Comrade Danbatta said the organisation has been partnering with Solacebase for long and the partnership has been yielding positive results, which turned out be advantageous to the organization.
He added that the organization is planning to organize a capacity building for its partners especially media houses in order to encourage them to keep doing the good work.
Speaking after receiving the cheque, publisher of Solacebase, Abdullateef Abubakar Jos, represented by Suhaib Auwal, appreciated Kungiyar Matasan Kano Advocacy Organization for the grant and recognition, noting that “To us, the amount is not little because it shows your commitment to what we are doing, and it will encourage us to do more. We are sincerely grateful.”
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