Ebonyi Info Commissioner Assures Journalists of Healthy Synergy

The Ebonyi state Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Mr Jude Okpor has promised that
Ebonyi State Ministry of Information will partner with practicing journalists for the overall interest of the state.

Mr Okpor disclosed this while receiving the executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ebonyi state Council in his office.

The Commissioner stated that the Ebonyi state government under Rt Hon. Francis Nwifuru considers, NUJ Ebonyi state council as a very strong and worthy ally as well as a stable partner in the development of Ebonyi State.
He expressed his disposition to a continued partnership with journalists to ensure that the letters of Governor Nwifuru's Manifesto, christened the "Peoples Charter of Needs" were implemented to the benefit of the people of the state.

The Information boss appreciated the journalists for their prompt and wide reportage of government activities and encouraged them to always consider the corporate image of the state while reporting events in the state, and promised that he would run an open door policy where every stakeholder in the media profession would be carried along.

He explained that Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru's led government will continue to ensure that people were adequately informed about government policies and programmes by providing an enabling environment for working journalists in the state.
In his remarks, the new chairman of NUJ, Ebonyi state council, Comrade Samson Nwafor said they were in his office to congratulate him over his appointment as the Commissioner for Information.

Nwafor appreciated the governor of the State, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru and described the appointment of Mr Okpor as Commissioner for Information and Orientation, as an added benefit to the youth of the state.
The Chairman assured the Commissioner of their readiness to closely work with the government by informing the public about government policies and programmes, and further solicited his continuous disposition towards a fruitful partnership.

Also in the visit was the immediate past chairman of the union, and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on ICT, Comrade Tony Nwizi, as well as top management members of the Ministry.

From Eugene Ebenyi, Abakaliki

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