By John Ndu : Information Officers in Anambra State have been subjected to a strict training tagged 2017 Capacity Building workshop.
The 3 – day workshop which is ongoing at La Luna hotel would end on Friday 16th June, 2017.
This second phase of the workshop had capacity of 40 trainees information officers, cutting across every local government and agencies in the state.
Declaring the workshop open, the state Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta expressed dissatisfaction over laissez–faire and non challant attitude of some information officers who have not been living up to expectation.
Ogbuefi Nnachetta disclosed that the training would among other things expose them to various skills and knowledge which would improve their efficiency.
The Commissioner charged them to always report with facts the activities going on in their various posts of primary assignment, which is in line with the mission and vision of Governor Obiano’s administration, as well as the vision and mission of the Ministry.
According to him the vision of the ministry is to “Provide informed enlightenment on Government and Public interest Initiatives of The Willie Obiano Administration for Ndi Anambra and other Groups in the World and facilitate interaction thereof.”
“While the mission Structure a robust Information delivery approach based on the Willie Obiano’s Pillars and Enablers to engage Ndi Anambra and all Stakeholders towards the attainment of shared values and aspirations enunciated by this elected Government.”
He further stressed that part of the essence of the communication blueprint is to sustain effective communication that will ensure the rapid attainment of the vision, mission and development initiatives of the Obiano Administration.
The Information Commissioner revealed that there would be test of knowledge and ability at the end of the training, urging them to participate actively.