By Archibong Jeremiah, House Of Assembly Correspondent
The Speaker Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA), Hon. John Gaul Lebo has disclosed that every Thursday the Assembly through the House Committee on Information, Communication and Technology will be having a media parley with journalists to update them with relevant information regarding issues as it concerns the House.
He further disclosed that as part of the House effort in making sure that they get the best of media practitioners, the House will at the end of this month, July create a well furnished secretariat with the basic equipment for journalists in the complex.
While addressing the Assembly Correspondents in his office, he encouraged them to ‘do more of perception engineering’ in situations where some legislators will not be easily accessed either by their personal volition or tight schedule.
Hon. Gaul enjoined the Assembly Correspondents to see the Information, Communication and Technology committee as a smaller version of the House.
The Speaker further disclosed that soon the House will launch its journal which will come at the end of every legislative year with the correspondents actively involved.
On his part, the Chairman, Committee on Information, Communication and Technology, Hon. Nelson Eyong Ofem pledged to be as open as possible to every journalist because he wants the best for the House.
According to him, “Where we don’t do well draw our attention to it”. Maintaining that if the 8th Assembly does well the media will be part of the glory and if the Assembly fails, the media will also share in the failure.
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