Bauchi Dep Gov tasks journalists on information dissemination

The Deputy Governor of Bauchi State Engr Nuhu Gidado, has asked journalists to help in disseminating the State Gov­ernment’s policies and assist in the on-going fight against corruption.
Speaking at the opening cer­emony of the Correspondent’s Chapel Week sponsored by the Bauchi State Governor, Mo­hammed Abdullahi Abubakar at the Development Exchange Centre (DEC), in the state cap­ital, the deputy governor also appealed to journalists to wake up and address the problem faced by the social media.
“Where some people spread rumours and wrong informa­tion about the government, journalist should be able to ask questions so that they can report the true story in their reportage.”
He promised that govern­ment would provide the en­abling environment for journal­ists to operate.
Alh Gidado also reassured of the government’s preparedness to revive the system of educa­tion, saying that teachers in the state have not been paid their three months salaries as a result of the on-going sanitisation of the education sector.
The deputy governor, added that verification of all other sec­tors of the state, civil service will also be done to fish out ghost workers. Saying that govern­ment saved close to one billion naira from the verification ex­ercise.

By Dotun Roy

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