To take the full advantage of the new media to promote the progress and development of our society we must learn to put it into its proper use.
Ogun State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun made this known while addressing members of The Nigeria Union of Journalists Ministryof Information Chapel during a rally as part of the activities marking the annual press week of the union tagged social media journalism in a democratic setting at the Governor’s office Oke-Mosan Abeokuta.
Governor Amosun said the advent of social media is not without some of its challenges and opportunities but the responsibility on the shoulders of practitioners to ensure its proper use to get the best results.
The governor revealed that the social media can either be used as a weapon of mass destruction or mass development.
Chairman of the chapel Comrade Wole Dosunmu appreciated the efforts of the governor in the state and support for the union while promising the continuous dedication of members of the union the development of the state.