By Stephen Adeleye
Lokoja, March 12, 2021 (NAN) Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Friday inaugurated the Committee For Kogi State Council For Information and Communication, and charged members to disseminate right and accurate information about the state.
Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Afolashade Ayoade, the governor noted that Kogi State was the first state in the federation to domesticate the information council at the state level.
He stressed that Kogi had been in the forefront of domesticating every policy of the federal government at the state level, and urged the committee to project Kogi in the right way as an information officers in the state.
He, therefore charged the information officers to show capacity in their assignment as public relation officers, while commending the State‘s Commissioner for information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, for being proactive and always on top of his job.
In his vote of thanks, the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, thanked the governor for making the Ministry a full fledge ministry and for always supporting it to carry out its mandate without interference.
Fanwo, who doubles as the Council Information Committee Chairman, commended the SSG for her immense effort and for always giving the right advice to the Ministry which had ensured the inauguration of the Council.
He, therefore congratulated the Council members for being privileged to be committee members, and urged them to be proactive in their assignment.
Mr Peter Stephen, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication, will serve as the Secretary of the Council, while all the Ministry’s Directors and PROs of all the Local Governments are members.