The Yobe state Commissioner for Information, Home Affairs and Culture, Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, has pledged to transform the Ministry of information to a vibrant sector.
Bego stated this when he assumed office as new Commissioner for the Ministry, on Tuesday in Damaturu.
He assured to work with all the staff and make ministry and its agencies function optimally.
The commissioner said that globalization in technology has brought changes in media land scape and mindset which must be adopted to justify existence.
“Right now there are so much work to do for our state television, radio stations and state’s printing press.
He further said that the Ministry would train information officers on basic writing skills, grammar tips with view to create rich media contents.
According to him, state governments progress activities have not been adequately reported by the media.
“I do not need to tell you that there are states not far away from here that gets 30 times more reported on the same issue than Yobe,” he lamented.
He said, cross Yobe’s information sector, there were everything needed to make Yobe the headlines it deserved.
“So we have to put our thinking caps, we have got back to the drawing board and understand what actually is preventing us from doing the right to our state and government,” Bego said.
Bego was one of the 20 commissioners sworn-in by governor Buni to assist him run his second term in office.