Kogi State Director of NOA, Amb. Mohammed Othman Abdullahi, leads a team of NOA Social Media Influencers to participate in a Stakeholders Workshop on Fake News and Disinformation in Nigeria at Reverton Hotels Ltd Lokoja organized by Centre for Democratic & Development CDD, National Democratic Institute NDI and United States Agency for International Development USAID.
The programme is targeted at training stakeholders towards identifying, facts checking and countering fake news, disinformation and misinformation of the general public, particularly voters through the use of fake images, videos and posts in the social media on the up coming off circle Governorship Election in Kogi State in November, 2019. The trained Staff of NOA are expected to replicate the training to empower the Chief Orientation and Mobilization Officers in the 21 LGAs in Kogi State, all other Staff of the Agency and other stakeholders across the State.
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