Sanwo-Olu’s aide tasks public officers on fake news, says it’s deadlier than COVID-19

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Sanwo-Olu’s aide tasks public officers on fake news, says it’s deadlier than COVID-19

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso on Thursday, urged all stakeholders in information management to join forces in the fight against fake news, saying the impact is deadlier than the COVID-19 pandemic.

Omotoso, made the remark, at a three-day retreat organised by the state Ministry of Information and Strategy for Its Public Affairs Officers, PAOs, at the management level, with the theme: “Managing Information Through the New Media in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous and Disruptive (VUCAD) World

Omotoso, other stakeholders present which includes: leaders of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), editors of different media organizations, charged the PAOs to catch up with the new trend in information management in order to check fake news.

The commissioner maintained that the moment officers, as custodians of news, take charge and move with trends, the issue…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper