The Ministry is the mouthpiece of government in a democracy.

The State Ministry of Information and Communications has successfully performed its statutory function and consistently managed and disseminated information on government policies, programmes and activities since its inception.

The Ministry and its Parastatals have also projected, educated and enlightened the people of the State about the policy thrust, mission and vision of this Ministry by the Executive Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.

Mission/Vision Statement

To inform, educate and sensitize the citizenry on the policies and programmes of Government in order to elicit their active participation in Government and to attain actualization.


To effectively articulate the views and aspirations of the Rivers State Government and its people for national and international attention through the use of the most acceptable means of Mass Communications.


Dr Austin Tam-George, PhD
Honorable Commissioner
Ministry of Information & Communications


  • To formulate information policy for the State
  • To formulate Public Enlightenment strategies for the marketing of the policies and programmes of the State Government.
  • To put Government policies and programmes in proper perspective and correct public misconceptions.
  • To articulately position the stand of the State Government and its people on national issues.
  • To keep the people abreast of the achievements of the State Government and the policy direction of the Federal Government.
  • To give the people an avenue to participate in the Governance of the State.

Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Productivity
  • Profitability