The Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Ogun State, Alhaji Abdulwaheed Odusile has revealed that his job is to professionally handle the information management of government hence the need for all Information Stakeholders in the State to work together as a team.
Odusile who made this known during an inaugural meeting with the management staff of the Ministry said, “if we all see ourselves as a chain that must not be broken, then we would succeed easily together and we would all share the glory” while calling for the support of all stakeholders in information management.
The Commissioner said, to properly manage information, “you should get to the newsroom first with accurate reports, don’t sit on or delay information unnecessarily because mischief makers are willing to hit the press to create wrong impression”.
He added that as information managers of government, ‘’we are the mirror that reflect the government to the people and the people to government’’, calling on officers to be very diligent in the discharge of their duties, pledging to do his best on staffers welfare.
In his address, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Alhaji Abiodun Awere said there is no doubt, the information agencies of government are in for a better time having Mr. Odusile at the helms of affairs.
Awere added that the wealth of experience of the Commissioner as the immediate past President of the NUJ would speak volume and make information dissemination of government better managed and coordinated having led the Union for years.
“We are structured to disseminate information of government to the general public as well as get feedbacks from the people to government”, the Permanent Secretary revealed.
Press Officer, Office of the Commissioner of Information & Strategy