Assessment of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ongoing Programme Awareness Campaigns on Corona Virus in Nigeria

Electronic Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol 2: Issue, Jan.-Mar. 2020

12 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2020

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Anietie Imo Effiong

Delcanimoff Integrated Services

Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Akpan Efremfon Johnny

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Mfreke Umoh J.

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Edidiong Ime Frank

Immanuel General Hospital

Omotayo Johncally Abere

University of Lagos

Abraham U.P.

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Michael Okon Essien

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Emmanuel Sunday Ukpong

Heritage Polytechnic

Date Written: April 3, 2020

Abstract

The study made assessment of Nigerian Television Authority ongoing programme awareness campaigns on Corona Virus in Nigeria. In order to carry out this study, three specified research objectives were drawn from which researchers used for the study. The research design for this study is an Expost Facto design. The population of the study consisted of twelve thousand one hundred and four (12,104) health care Workers University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, University of Benin Teaching Hospital and University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 320 respondents out of the population. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. The instrument was validated by two medical and research experts. Cronbach Alpha reliability technique was used for testing the reliability of the instrument and reliability index of .79 was realized, hence the instrument was regarded as being reliable. Data from 300 completed questionnaires was subjected to simple percentages analysis. The finding showed and concludes that there is assessment of Nigerian Television Authority ongoing programme awareness campaigns on Corona Virus in Nigeria. The study recommended that NTA should maintain the tempo of daily awareness programme on “Corona Virus Disease” and improve in her efficiency. Other agencies and parastatals, both Governmental Organizations and Non – Governmental Organizations should enhance and sponsor awareness programmes of disease outbreaks in the country. Government should institute measures aimed at providing necessary uninterrupted power supply to the masses.

Keywords: Programme Awareness, Campaigns, Corona Virus, COVID - 19, Pandemic

JEL Classification: 100

Suggested Citation

Effiong, Anietie Imo and Nseobot, Ime Robson and Johnny, Akpan Efremfon and J., Mfreke Umoh and Frank, Edidiong Ime and Abere, Omotayo Johncally and U.P., Abraham and Essien, Michael Okon and Ukpong, Emmanuel Sunday, Assessment of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ongoing Programme Awareness Campaigns on Corona Virus in Nigeria (April 3, 2020). Electronic Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol 2: Issue, Jan.-Mar. 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3567859

Anietie Imo Effiong (Contact Author)

Delcanimoff Integrated Services ( email )

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Uyo, Akwa Ibom State 520001
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Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Akpan Efremfon Johnny

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Mfreke Umoh J.

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Edidiong Ime Frank

Immanuel General Hospital ( email )

Eket, Akwa Ibom State
Nigeria
2348098343829 (Phone)

Omotayo Johncally Abere

University of Lagos ( email )

Akoka
Yaba
Lagos, LA Lagos state 234
Nigeria

Abraham U.P.

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Michael Okon Essien

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene
Nigeria

Emmanuel Sunday Ukpong

Heritage Polytechnic

Ikot Udota, Eket
Nigeria

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