Ogun Information Digitalizes Operations,Runs 24hrs Feedback Unit In 2022 - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Ogun Information Digitalizes Operations,Runs 24hrs Feedback Unit In 2022

Ogun State Ministry of Information and Strategy says it is concluding arrangement to run a 24-hour feedback via its social media platform to ensure a two-way communication channel  between the government and the residents of the state

 The Commissioner, Hon Abdul-Waheed Odusile unfolded the plan on Tuesday while defending his Ministry budgetary provision of N601million in the 2022 budget estimate before the members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation  at the Assembly Complex, Oke-mosan, Abeokuta

He also said that the ministry had taken advantage of the new media (social platforms) in ensuring that the production of a State owned weekly newspaper, the Nigeria Gateway was used to further sensitize the populace on government's policies and programmes.

According to him, the Ministry was set to put in place a 24-hour Feedback Unit to get proper and extensive information from the populace to aid two-way communication channel between the government and the governed.

Odusile added that the essence of the new arrangement  was meant to ensure  effective coverage and reportage of all government's programmes and activities to the people of the State to elicit necessary feedbacks from them.

He explained that the initiative taken on the adoption of social media was meant to further propagate government policies to the nooks and crannies of the State and thereby help reposition the State by re-awakening the people towards embracing its core values.

Odusile further underscored the need to ensure the immediate upgrade of equipment and other infrastructure at State owned media houses -the State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC) and the State Television (OGTV) as well as the State Printing Corporation to aid their performance.

Other agencies that defended their budget estimates before the lawmakers included the State Ministry of Culture and Tourism, State Synage and Advertising Agency, Bureau of ICT, State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps ( TRACE) State Printing Corporation, State Broadcasting Corporation and State Television, State Independent Electoral Commission as well as Parks and Garages Development Agency amongst others.

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