Yobe: Buni pledges support for state own media stations


Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, has reiterated his determination to revitalise the state own media stations by reviewing process documents so as to improve productivity.

The governor made the disclosure at a four day workshop organized by a non-governmental organisation, Partnership To Engage, Reform and Learn-Engage Citizens Pillar  (PERL-ECP) for staff of Yobe state television.

Represented by Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Abdullahi Bego, Buni said improvement was the biggest space in the world that one cannot afford to miss.

“The government is really committed to invent the media space in Yobe. We want to start a new chapter and with the kind of training we are having, definitely we would be repositioned to take the baton to where we want to go.

“We want to turn the page, and start a new chapter in our media houses,” he said.

He charged the participants to do all they could to improve and get better while government will always support those who are willing to excel.

The Northeast team leader, Elizabeth Sara, who commended the commissioner for participating in the workshop, said the training was to develop Yobe state television strategic plan and editorial policy to enhance the implementation of recovery efforts for improved service delivery in the state.

“This training is aimed at reviewing strategic and operational plans of the Yobe state television to respond to the of post conflict recovery space.

“Media is faced with many impeding against its optimal functionality especially those in the Northeast which have been faced with peculiar of Boko Haram,” she said.

The Facilitator, Professor Danjuma Gambo, from University of Maiduguri commended the staff of the organisation for finding time to review the
documents together inorder to have ownership.

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