October 1, 2022
Kano info ministry to train IOs, PROs Malam Muhammad Garba

Kano info ministry to train IOs, PROs

Kano State Ministry of Information will train Information Officers of local governments and Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the state on modern trend of journalism for effective service delivery.

The state Commissioner of Infor­mation, Malam Muhammad Garba made this known while receiving Im­age Merchants Promotion Limited, Publishers of PR Nigeria and Eco­nomic Confidential Magazine.

The spokesman of the ministry, Malam Sani Abba Yola, who is its

Director Special Duties gave the hint in a statement he made available to The Triumph in Kano.

In the statement, the commissioner said the training would sharpen the skills of Information Officers for opti­mal productivity and efficiency in the discharge of their responsibilities.

He said that the ministry would partner with PR Nigeria to organize training programme for the informa­tion officers in the state in order to meet up with modern trends of jour­nalism.

Malam Garba described the PR Ni­geria, an online newspaper, as the one that follow the ethics of journalism in their reports.

The commissioner urged all jour­nalists to strictly adhere to the ethics of their profession with a view to en­suring fairness, accuracy and balance.

Earlier, the founder and Chief Ex­ecutive Officer, Image Merchants Promotion Limited, Publishers of PR Nigeria and Economic Confidential Magazine, Alhaji Yusha’u A. Shu’aibu said they were at the ministry to brief the commissioner about their various training programmes which include media services, crisis communication, research, documentation and other ca­pacity building programmes.

He explained that as image makers, information and public relations offi­cers need to be equipped with media management skills to enable them re­late effectively with public via media. Alhaji Shu’aibu assured that the collaboration between the ministry and them would yield positive results as the firm has designed customized training modules that would enhance the capacity of information and pub­lic relations officers to professionally manage media and effectively com­municate crisis to the public

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