……. Challenges officers on information dissemination at the grassroots.
In a recent meeting at her office in Ado Ekiti, the newly appointed Permanent Secretary of the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mrs. Titilayo Toba-Ojo, expressed her views on the significance of the newly established Department of Information and Civic Orientation in the local government service of Ekiti State.
Mrs. Toba-Ojo lauded the establishment of the department, describing it as a critical and essential mechanism for disseminating information, ultimately contributing to the sustainability of livelihoods in rural communities and the overall development of local government in Ekiti State.
According to her, the information officers should reposition themselves to be able to perform their roles as a 21st century information managers by embracing the use of the new media in addition to the traditional media to showcase developmental efforts that are geared towards the shared prosperity agenda of the BAO adminstration.
She reiterated her office commitment to providing support to ensure the effectiveness of the Information and Civic Orientation department.
Mrs. Toba-Ojo who expressed her confidence in the professional abilities of the information officers in the local government service urged them to rededicate themselves to their roles so as to justify the establishment of the department.
Mrs. Toba-Ojo lauded the leadership of the Department of Information and Civic Orientation for extending goodwill messages on her new appointment, highlighting the collaborative spirit in the local government service. She appreciated the Department for the visit and the souvenir.
Earlier in a remark, the leader of the delegation and Chairman of the Local Government Information Officers Forum, Prince Taiwo Ajibola, lauded the appointment of Mrs. Toba-Ojo describing it as well-deserved, emphasizing that she is a perfect fit for the role. He expressed the officers best wishes and prayed for her successful tenure.
According to him, the establishment and emphasis on the Department of Information and Civic Orientation reflects a commitment to enhancing information dissemination, civic orientation to restore Ekiti values and community engagement for the overall development of Ekiti State’s local government service.
Prince Ajibola thereafter presented a commemorative souvenir to the PS on behalf of the Department of Information and Civic Orientation.