The Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Comrade Umar Garba Pella has commended Journalists for their developmental reportage of the fresh Air Government .
He made the commendation when he granted in audience the state Executive Council Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists at his office recently.
According to the Information Commissioner, the relationship existing between the State Government and the entire Journalists is very cordial , and commended Journalists for their professional conduct while discharging their duties.
Comrade Pella also stated that the State Government is working assiduously in ensuring that the State owned Media outfits function effectively , assuring that the Adamawa Television Corporation Mubi would be on air before the end of 2021 as all arrangements have been concluded to make the station operational in order to give the State a wider coverage so as to inform the electorates about the Government policies and programmes.
Earlier in his speech, the State Council Chairman of the NUJ Comrade Ishaka Donald Dedan had informed the Honourable Commissioner that the EXCO were at his office to thank him and the entire Management Staff of the Ministry for their continuous support and cooperation given to the NUJ at all times as well as to congratulate the Permanent Secretary, Barrister Isuwa Kskbiya Misali over his elevation and posting to the Ministry as Permanent Secretary.
While commending the State Government for resuscitating the State owned Media stations, Comrade Dedan assured that NUJ will continue to Partner with the Ministry of Information and Strategy for the overall progress and Development of Journalism profession.
He however appealed for training and retraiming of Journalists by the government in order to enhance productivity and efficiency .