Ukah Call on State Media Houses to Improve in Promoting Govt. Programme, Activities

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah has called on the staff of the Ministry of Information and the State owned Media Houses to redouble their effort in the dissemination of Information of Government Programmes and activities.
Chief Ukah made the call during the delegate conference of the state chapter of the National Union of Printing, Publishing and Paper Product Workers in Asaba.
The Commissioner who was represented at the occasion by the Director of information and the functioning Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information, Mr. Pau Osahor said that the Staff should reciprocate the Government gesture in the release of funds for the purchase and reactivation of Equipment for the Media Houses.
According to Commissioner Ukah the State Government has reactivated the Government printing Press, preparatory for full commercialisation of the Press, stressing that the Government Printing Press has now been put in a position to print all Government documents and the pointer Newspapers titles.
On Delta Broadcasting Service Warri and Asaba, Commissioner Ukah announced that the state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has approved the release of over two hundred million naira for the purchase of modern Equipment to improve the operations of the two state owned electronic media organs.
He said that Government will embark on the training of staff especially the engineering and Newsroom staff to improve their skills in the handling of operational equipment.
Also speaking, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Labour and Servicom, Comrade Jonathen Ojobu, reiterated the state Government preparedness to continue to work with Labour Union in the State for the all growth and development of the State.
He called on Labour leaders to always implore dialogue and negotiation in handling workers issues with Government.
In his own remark, the secretary of the State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Comrade Innocent Ofuanyeadi appreciated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for Prompt released of funds for payments of workers’ salaries and Pensioners in the State.

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