Kebbi state Commissioner of Information and Culture, is set to establish a Strategic Information Management Unit aimed at collating information in one pool for enhanced dissemination.
The State Commissioner of Information Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed BK, disclosed this at Rayhaan FM radio station in Birnin Kebbi as part of his visit to media organizations in the state.
He said the Unit is to manage inflow from information officers of ministries, extra-ministerial departments, and the local government areas.
According to him, as an advocate of quality news generation and dissemination, one of the best things that can be done is to impart knowledge, particularly in rural areas.
Alhaji Ahmed also pointed out that the ministry intends to hold a retreat for Information officers in the ministry and the local governments as well as journalists resident in the state to explore avenues of understanding the job.
On the media visits, the Commissioner stated that it is apparent because it requires teamwork by stakeholders in order to advance the frontiers of development of the country.
Besides, he said: “We are here to know ourselves as journalists and see where we can collaborate in order to achieve objectives of both the station and state government.”
The Commissioner’s entourage included the Permanent Secretary and directors of the ministry. The Commissioner had visited other media organizations and held a press briefing with the correspondents and other journalists in the state.