Saturday, 25 January 2020

Asu Okan reintroduces monthly Press briefing for Ministries, see date fixed for first edition



The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Comrade Asu Okang has reintroduced the monthly ministerial briefing in Cross River State. 


Okan had briefed pressmen in his office last year of his intension to reintroduce the monthly press briefing, shortly after he resumed office at the Ministry, he informed that the reintroduction of the monthly briefing will afford heads of government parastatal inform the public of happenings withing their Ministries. 


According to a press statement signed by the permanent secretary of the ministry, the first ministerial briefing have been fixed for Tuesday, 28 January, 2020. Kicking off the briefing, will be Commissioner for Works, Hon. Dane Osim Asu, Commissioner for Industries, Mr.Peter Egba and Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr. Eric Anderson who will discuss the policy thrust, activities and programmes of their Ministries and also answer questions from the media.  


The statement from the Ministry reads in full: 

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND ORIENTATION HEADQUARTERS, OPPOSITE CULTURAL CENTRE COMPLEX, CALABAR 

PRESS RELEASE 

Consistent with its core mandate of ensuring public communication, The Ministry of Information and Orientation will flag off its public Enlightenment activity tagged;  ''The Ministerial Press Briefing'' on Tuesday 28-01-2020 @ the conference room of the Ministry by 12noon.

In this edition of the Ministerial Press Briefing, Commissioner for Works, Hon. Dane Osim Asu, Commissioner for Industries, Mr.Peter Egba and Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr. Eric Anderson will discuss the policy thrust, activities and programmes of their Ministries and also answer questions from the media. 

The interactive communication event will be  moderated by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Comrade Asu Okang and broadcast LIVE on CRBC radio and television services. 

Accordingly, opinion leaders, stakeholders and media are hereby invited to attend.

 "You have the right to Information about your Government".

Many thanks.


 Dr. Aye Henshaw
 Permanent secretary

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