Information critical to unity of Nigeria-Committee Chairman

Lawan Hamidu, Abuja


The Nigerian House of Representatives has stressed the importance of information dissemination to the unity and development of any nation.

The Chairman House Committee on Information and National Orientation, Mr. Olusegun Odebunmi made the statement at an interactive with the Minister of information and Culture with the Heads of agencies under the ministry.

Mr. Odebunmi explained that the committee will continue to perform its oversight and other legislative duties diligently in line with the House’s agenda.

“The responsibility of this committee is believed to be so strategic to the success of any administration to the extent that it involve those agencies, whose duties and function are directly connected with dissemination of news/information on government’s endeavors,” Mr. Odebunmi added.

The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed in his remark, emphasized the need for more synergy and collaboration between the arms of government to move the country forward.