By Falluma Vanco
The Honourable Commissioner for Information received the Association of Mass Communication Students, Adamawa State ( Amascos ) today being the 17th of August, 2023. The members of the Association were at her office to felicite with their classmate who is now the new Commissioner for Information and Strategy.
The Chairman, AMASCOS Hussein Hammangagdo expressed gratitude and joy over her appointment. He referred to her appointment as a plus to the Association, being the first pioneer of Mass Communication Student that produce a Commissioner. He called for a minute silent to be observe in respect of some of their mates that are no more, they were; Mrs Jamila, Cynthia, Libi etc.The Chairman appealed that the Commissioner should consider rendering assistance in the area of employment for some of them who are not working at the moment.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Solomon Kumanga said seeing the AMASCOS as classmates of the Commissioner got his head boosted and jealous adding that their visit is a timely one and will strengthen her as a Commissioner .
The Honourable Commissioner, Neido Geoffrey Kufulto expressed her overwhelming show of love by the AMASCOSs and promised to look into their plight and that of the Department of Mass Communication. She promised to forward their requests to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri on the need to train staff of the Media Houses and Mass Communication students across the state into mainstream journalism work.