PLSG poised to promote citizens’ plights -Info Comm
From Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang has assured that the present administration in the state is passionate in addressing issues that have direct bearing on its citizens.
The commissioner made this known while receiving members of the Team Change Initiative (TCI) on a courtesy visit in his office.
He was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Micheal Pam during the visit in Jos, the state capital recently.
He further assured them that the ministry would give all necessary support to enable the state maintain its status as number one in everything.
Earlier, a consultant of the initiative, Mr. Elia Kure said, the visit was intended to remind the state government on its pivotal role in cordinating child spacing initiatives considering its relevance in reducing maternal and child mortality.
While describing media as an important component in the society, he stressed the need to partner with the ministry.
Mr. Kure appealed to the state government to release funds so that things like cotton wool, Jik and hand gloves would be provided at the various facilities which would go a long way in helping pregnant women in accessing good services.
In another development, the commissioner also received the Director General of the Information and Communication Technology Development Agency (PICTDA), Mr. David Dasser alongside his team in his office.
He said they were there to intimate him on the activities of the agency, saying that the
agency has come up with comprehensive guidelines on procurement using ICT facility in the state ministries, departments and agencies to address irregularities.
Responding, the commissioner assured that his ministry will partner with the agency with a view to actualising the set goals.