The media team of the Kogi State Governor, Alh Yahaya Bello, have been told to drive the activities of the present administration to the door steps of citizens of the state.
Comrade Ali Atabor, State Chairman, of Kogi Nigerian Union of Journalists made the appeal when he received in audience members of the media team led by Mr Kinsley Fanwo, DG and Publicity, who was with the NUJ Chairman, to introduce Mrs Olamide Adesoro, the newly appointed Senior Special Assistant, Media, to the kogi governor’s wife, Hajia Rashidat Bello.
Comrade Atabor, disclosed that the nine months administration in the state has taken bold steps to reposition the state, appeal for all hands to be on deck for the realization of the Administration’s programmes.
While describing the present administration’s new direction vision as one if well supported by all in the state, would bring about the needed change, Comrade Atabor, said the administration’s change agenda is one that would be beneficial for the state if the necessary support is given to the governor.
Comrade Atabor, called for patience and understanding on the part of the citizens, for the new direction administration to provide sustainable development, disclosing that the benefits deriveable when all hands are on board supporting the administration’s program, would be the positive impact on the socio economic development of the state.
The NUJ Chairman, lauded the steps so far taken by the governor’s media team, towards ensuring that media practitioners in the state key into the activities of the present administration as commendable, described the media as the engine that drives the success of any administration.
The NUJ Chairman, Pledged the support of working journalists in the State to the present administration in the state, assuring that efforts would be made to project government programmes and policies to the people by the several outlets of the NUJ.
Earlier, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, DG Media and Publicity to the governor, said the vision of the present administration is to drive home government activities using the media, disclosed that the visit to the NUJ Chairman, was to introduce the newly appointed Senior Special Assistant to the governor’s wife on Media, Mrs Olamide Adesoro, to working Journalists, and solicited the support of media practitioners in the state to enable her discharge her duties.
In a remarks, Mrs Olamide Adesoro, the new SSA to the governor’s wife on Media, solicited a working partnership with practicing journalists in the state, described the present administration of Governor Yahaya Bello as one committed to improving the quality of lives of the people.
Present at the visit, were Chairmen of Correspondents Chapel, Obansa Ibrahim, and that of the Federated Chapel, Abu Michael, who all pledged to help in ensuring that the activities of the state government is made known to the people through effective reportage of government activities and programs.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mrs Petra Akintri Onyegbule, and all the governor’s Senior Special Assistants on Online, Prints and Electronics, attended the visit at the NUJ State Secretariat.
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