The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has hinted that a mobile app will be launched soon, which will contain the achievements and informatrion as regards President Muhammadu Buhari in real time.
The minister said this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with Resident Information Officers (RIOs) in the
ministry on the forthcoming launch of an information dissemination App.
Here are the reasons why the Federal government is proposing Mobile App:
-1 The Federal Government activities are under reported because its information handlers are not using the right and current communication channels.
-2 newspapers and the television stations cannot cover Presidential activities alone as the major means of information dissemination.
- The minister said the new app to be launched before the end of the month would bridge the gap by using the social media to “tell the world what the government is doing’’.
- 3 Veronica Adeyemo, the Director Information Technology in the ministry, said the information apps would go on hand held devices and it would be functional every minute of the day all year round.
-4 the project consultant, Falope Olawale, said the app would help to correct many falsehood and unbalanced stories about the country in local and foreign media.
5. The citizens can easily know the intentions of the president