We'll Use Social Media To Engender Development In Akwa Ibom - Aide On News Media

We’ll Use Social Media To Engender Development In Akwa Ibom – Aide On New Media

Special Assistant to Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State on New Media, Rev’d Richard Peters has promised to explore the services on social media to project the state for its growth and development.


Speaking with online influencers, bloggers and other online media practitioners in Uyo at the weekend, Peters sought their cooperation in achieving that objective saying, “Media aides, alone cannot achieve that goal.”


He noted that Governor Eno was willing to empower the youths even as he urged them to work with government to actualize its’ blueprint christened “ARISE agenda”

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According to him, “We must explore ways on how to use social media to bring development to ourselves and the State. We will be graciously accommodated under the youth empowerment programme of the government”.


“Governor Umo Eno is committed to youth empowerment. He will stop at both to ensure that youths of Akwa Ibom State are empowered. You people are integral part of my job in the New Media office. We will work together”.

While appreciating members of the online community for their readiness to cooperate with his office and by extension the State government, Rev. Richard flanked by other aides of the Governor, assured of government’s resolve to support them by way of training and re-training to boost their capacity development in order to keep abreast with new trends in the social appreciation and utilization for optimum benefit.

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“We are now offering ourselves to you for partnership. We will be working as a team. We will institutionalize social media week in A’Ibom”. He said.

In attendance at the meeting were some of the newly appointed Media aides including, Comrade Ernest Akpan, Mr. Godwin Edet and Goodwealth Bassey among others.