CDD charge stakeholders against fake news



Centre for Democracy and Development has urged to ensure information is verified before dissemination.

The lead of the CDD Austin Aigbe stated this while interacting with on the theme: Post-, debriefing and misinformation in yenagoa.

He said that was used as instrument of in the last governorship in .

gain access in Twitter and Facebook more than conventional media, but we should authenticate information before sharing on social media.

“If you share anything on social media it means you agree with it. We should also know when we are misinforming or misinforming the people,” he said.

Aigbe maintain that CDD will continue to collaborate with media and other to maintain fact-check on issues of elections before, during and after elections.

Also speaking the director of National Orentation Agency Ide Oduaswkpar said the problem of always emanate from politicians.

He noted that politicians are ready to spend money to get what they want but the last people went beyond taking money and voted for change.

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