Kogi holds summit for 100 journalists, social media activists 

BY Dyepkazah Shibayan


The Kogi state government has scheduled Wednesday for a social media summit.

In a statement issued on Sunday, Joel Odaudu, senior special assistant to Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, said the event would be an opportunity to present the policies and objectives of the state the journalists and media influencers.

Odaudu said the journalists would also have an interaction with the governor.

“The rescheduled Kogi state social media summit has now been fixed for this week  between Wednesday 11 and Thursday October, 2017,” the statement read.


“Dispatch letters of invitation have been sent to social media influencers in the three senatorial districts in Kogi state and the country at large. The social media influencers would have the policies and objectives of this administration explained carefully to them, with a face – face interaction with his His Excellency, governor Yahaya Bello on Thursday October 12, 2017.”

“Arrival of the social media influencers from outside the state would be from Tuesday, and on Wednesday morning, there will be tour to the various places this administration has ongoing projects for the influencers to have first hand information.

“The purpose of this tour is to expose social media influencers who are not domesticated in the state to these sites, so as to build credentials for interaction with His Excellency on Thursday by 10:00 am prompt.


“Other social media influencers living in the state have their own date of arrival communicated to them in their invitation letters, since they are on ground and already a witness to some developments in the state.

“Moreover, those who do not reside in the state but are well acquainted with developments happening at home also have their dates of arrival communicated to them in their invitation letters.”

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