By James Shim
The General Manager of Benue Printing and Publishing Corporation, BPPC, Mr Ben Agande, has promised to use The Voice platform to adequately cover Benue State by giving every stakeholder equal opportunity to express themselves.
He also said he will be firm but fair to all in the discharge of his responsibilities.
The General Manager stated these during his inaugural meeting with management and staff of the organization on Wednesday.
The General Manager who met separately with the management team; the editorial management and staff charged workers in the organization to give in their best by displaying high level of professionalism and discipline in carrying out their duties.
He promised to strive hard to change the narrative by improving on the fortunes and prospects from the position he met it.
According to him, staff who show commitment and dedication to duties would be encouraged and rewarded to achieve higher levels of productivity, adding however that those found wanting will not be spared.
The General Manager revealed that Governor Samuel Ortom was eager to see improvement in the character and content of the paper to give him the cause for greater commitment in addressing the challenges of the organization and urged the staff to brace up.
He said The Voice Newspaper would maintain a strong online presence and improve on the hard copy to ensure adequate coverage of the state and beyond.
Mr Agande also assured the casual staff of measures to reduce their hardships and sued for their commitment.
The Editor of The Voice Newspaper, Mr Terlumun Nyifan during the meetings decried the lack of conducive working environment, lack of utility vehicle and modern ICT gadgets as well as in discipline as some of the factors impinging on productivity in the editorial department.
Other staff who spoke during the meeting appealed to the General Manager to convince the government to intervene by improving on the welfare of staff of the organization.