Enugu information commissioner advocates responsible broadcasting
The Enugu State Commissioner for Information, Nnayelugo Chidi Aroh has advocated effective and responsible use of the airwaves to advance the unity of the country.
Nnayelugo Aroh made this known on Monday, when he received the New Zonal Director of the National Broadcasting Commission, Mrs Ijeoma Theo-Obodo who paid him a courtesy call in his office.
Since assumption of duty at the Enugu Zonal Office of the NBC, Mrs. Ijeoma Theo-Obodo has deemed it necessary to familiarize herself with media organizations and critical stakeholders in information management sector in the state, hence the visit to the state commissioner for information.
The information commissioner, who noted, government exists for the welfare and security of the people stressed the need for stronger collaboration among relevant governmental bodies.
While calling on media organisations to develop programmes aimed at reorienting the youths on Nigerian value system, Nnayelugo Aroh expressed unshakeable faith in the unity of Nigeria, noting that the country will survive its current challenges.
He told the NBC Zonal Director, that the Enugu State Broadcasting Service, ESBS under the leadership of its current Managing Director, Chukwuma Ogbonna has performed excellently in quality programming while upholding the core values of broadcasting.
Earlier, the Zonal Head of the National Broadcasting Commission, Mrs Ijeoma Theo-Obodo told the commissioner, that she was in his office, not only to familiarize herself with him, but to extend invitation of the commission to its forthcoming state stakeholders meeting.
According to her, the event, which is billed to hold on Friday, august 28 at bon sunshine hotel is aimed at sensitizing managers of broadcast organizations and other stakeholders on the dangerous effect of sensationalisation of negative reports and security issues on the image of the country.