PROPAGATE GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES TO THE PEOPLE – BAMIGBETAN CHARGES LOCAL GOVERNMENT PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERS
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos State Hon Kehinde Bamigbetan has charged Public Affairs Officers to propagate the policies and programmes of their respective Local Governments in relation to the Vision and Mission of Lagos State .”the roles of information Managers cannot be over emphasized, gone were the days when we rely solely on traditional means of information dissemination, this is a digital age,the civil servants must move with time, else,the citizens themselves will begin to carry stories the way they understand it.
He appealed to the Council Chairmen to provide the necessary tools for the PAOs to work with in the best interest of the Governments.”.
He further assured the Public Affairs Officers of regular trainings and exposure to modern means of communication.The Ministry will facilitate a meeting of the State PAOs and the Local Government PAOs , in order to promote the one – Service-agenda of Lagos State.
The opportunity offered by the meeting was used to celebrate with the Commissioner on his birthday. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy Mr Fola Adeyemi advised the PAOs to dream high as any excellent Civil servant could get to the pinnacle of his or her career.
The President Conference of Local Government PAO Mrs Enitan Olukoya thanked the Commissioner for taking time out to explain the policies and programmes of Lagos State to the PAOs at the Local Government.