Governor Dapo Abiodun led government in Ogun State has pledged its continued commitment towards improving the working conditions of media outfits in the state for effective dissemination of information to the citizenry.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Mrs. Modele Sarafa – Yusuf made this known on Wednesday while delivering one of the video cameras with its accessories purchased by the government to the management of Nigerian Television Authority, Channel 12, Abeokuta.
Mrs. Sarafa – Yusuf said a well informed citizen would be easily governed hence the need for government to support the media stations and the state’s Ministry of Information with modern equipment for effective service delivery.
Speaking with newsmen after handing over the equipment, Mrs. Sarafa – Yusuf disclosed that the gesture was to appreciate the work the media establishments had been doing in disseminating the activities and policies of government to the people and to encourage them to do more.
Appreciating the media outfits for carrying the people along, Mrs. Sarafa – Yusuf noted that government will continue to do more while asking for the continued cooperation of the station.
She thereafter enjoined the media outfits to intensify efforts on their content which according to her will drive viewership and eventually drive revenue of the outfits and the state.
In her reaction, the General Manager of Nigeria Television Authority, Channel 12 Abeokuta, Mrs. Funmi Wakama appreciated the government for the support while assuring that the station will continue to support the present administration with all that it has.
The Chief Technical Officer of the station, Mr. Kolawole Yekeen, who spoke with journalists after operating the equipment said, “this is one of the latest digital camera in town, the visual and audio output is very clear and it is going to be a perfect working tool for NTA Abeokuta”.
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