Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo has solicited the support of the State lawmakers for effective management of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu led- administration information system.
Ojogo spoke in Akure while receiving members of the Ondo state House of assembly Committee on Information who were on familiarisation visit to the ministry.
According to him, the Ministry is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring programmes and policies of government are given adequate media attention
He stressed the need for adequate funding for the Ministry to carry out its core mandate of strategic information gathering, processing and dissemination
Ojogo also appealed to the lawmakers to support the Ministry in the area of appropriating adequate funds, reiterating the commitment of the Ministry to propagating government activities through various means of information dissemination.
On his part, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon. Olugenga Omole appreciated the Commissioner and other management staff of the Ministry for the warm reception.
Omole promised that the Committee would ensure adequate budgetary provision is for the Ministry in the 2020 budget.
He noted that information is about digitalisation, which requires adequate funding for the Ministry to perform effectively.
The House Chairman on Information also urged the Ministry to key into the social media world, saying the world is now a global village.
In the committee’s entourage were, Hon. Success Torhukerhiju, Hon. Toluwani Borokini, Hon. Abayomi Akinruntan and Hon. Adeyemi Olayemi