Sunday 30th April, 2017
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Minister urges media to support Buhari

Minister urges media to support Buhari

The Minister of In­formation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has made an appeal to the media to support the efforts of President Muhammed Buhari towards reposition the country.
Mohammed, who made this call in Abuja on Thursday during the formal launch of Today’s Impact, said the Federal Government was ready to partner with the media to improve the image of the country.
Represented by the Di­rector of Information in the ministry, Abdul Ya­keen Umar, the minister harped on the importance of media support to en­hance the living standard of the people.
“The media should partner effectively with this administration to enlighten Nigerians on its people-oriented agenda. The agenda, as you all know, is aimed at strengthening ongo­ing reform process, with a strong view of creating popularity, higher stan­dard and better quality living for all Nigerians as well as eliminating cor­ruption.”
On his part, the Chair­man of the occasion and former Military President, Gen Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, called on me­dia operators to propagate ideas that would further unite the country as one indivisible entity.
While commending the Publisher of the paper, Henry Segaben Noboh, for making the newspa­pers available to teeming readers at no cost, Baban­gida, who was represented by his former Chief of Staff and ex-Governor of Niger and Plateau States, Col Habibu Shaibu (rtd), called for support for the paper.
In a remark, Noboh commended dignitaries that attended the launch­ing, just as he pledged to make the newspapers available to Nigerians at no cost.

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