Egbemode to Osun Ministry staff: Let’s do things differently for better results
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode
has charged Information Officers and other members of staff of the
Ministry to begin to do things differently so as to achieve a
different and better result.
The Commissioner stated this today during the maiden meeting with the
management staff and other members of staff of the Ministry held at
the government secretariat.
Mrs Egbemode explained that it is time for all to come together and
work as a team to achieve results and project the image of the state in
positive light to the rest of the world.
The Commissioner who said she would like to be seen as a team leader
pointed out that information officers should begin to see themselves
as correspondents in their various bits and ensure the adequate
coverage of all government activities.
While giving the assurance that the administration of Mr Adegboyega
Oyetola is ready to support the Ministry to achieve its mandate, the
Commissioner said the Governor is however expecting the Ministry of
Information and Civic Orientation to project the image of government
better than the way it used to be.
Mrs Egbemode, who gave the assurance that all challenges facing the
ministry will be carefully addressed with time, said she will ensure
that training of members of staff will continue to be her top priority
for optimum results.
Earlier in a welcome address, the Coordinating Director of the
Ministry, Mr Adebisi Popoola who expressed delight at having a
professional media person at the helms of the ministry said he is
hopeful that things will begin to take a new dimension.
He described Mrs Egbemode as a square peg in square space as the
entire ministry will be counting and relying on her experience as a
complete media practitioner to improve the fortunes of the entire
Mr Adebisi then called on Information Officers as well as other
members of staff to join hands and cooperate with the Commissioner to
Present at the meeting were all department heads as well as other
members of staff of the Ministry as well as Corp members and students
on industrial training.