PGF canvasses legislation against misinformation

Information managers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have resolved to make recommendations to both the Federal and State Governments to strengthen legislation against media abuse and misinformation.

Part of the recommendations include the need to counter media propaganda from the opposition parties and their collaborators within and outside the country.

A statement by the Director-General, Progressives Governors’ Forum, PGF, Dr. Salihu Lukman, after a meeting with the information managers in Abuja, stresses the need to engage critical media stakeholders and practitioners to have a strong and well-coordinated presence in the media space.

According to the statement, the recommendations for consideration and implementation by the APC-led Federal and State Governments, are to
increased commitment towards improving media and public engagements.

It says the engagement with critical media stakeholders and practitioners will produce a well-coordinated presence in the media space and ensure appropriate synergy between Federal and State Ministries, Agencies and Departments, Local Governments, Development Partners, the Civil Society Partners and the Private Sector.

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