Kano State Governor, Alh Abba Kabir Yusuf has called on media aides appointed by his government to work hard in giving utmost publicity to policies and Programs of the State government in order keep people informed on the government business.
The Governor made the call at an interactive meeting with the media aides that cut across, Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Personal Assistants on Media, Radio, information, Publicity, Public Affairs, Enlightenment, Digital Media, ICT, Social Mobilization, Videography, Photography, Senior Special Reporters and Special Reporters at Coronation hall, government house.
Governor Abba Yusuf said his administration is coming up with multitude of policies and programme that have direct bearing to the lives of people of the state hence the need to keep them informed.
“You are appointed to contribute your qouta in publising policies, programs and create awareness for the populace on issues pertaining governance and other information helpful to the well-being of people of the state.” Said the Governor.
On the Senior Special Reporters (SSRs)and Senior Reporters (SRs)posted to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), the Governor went on, “you are posted to MDAs as a back up their medium of Information by posting their activities on social media platforms for wider publicity.” Emphasized Governor Abba
The Governor called on the media aides to come up with public enllghtmént initiatives especially in the areas of dangers of drug abuse among youth especially women and the need to have a society free of social vices.
Earlier in a remark, the Commissioner of Information, Baba Halilu Dantiye said the interactive session which was first of its kind was aimed at bringing the media aides together and brainstormed on ways to improve performance as Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf will run a transparent government with free flow of information as no any issue to be hide.
Baba Dantiye plegded the Support of his ministry in making the undertakings of the appointees easy and affirmed that Information officers at local governments, MDAs will do the same to achieve the desired goals set by the present administration.
Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa Chief Press Secretary to the Kano State Governor