ATI In Collaboration With RTI Commission Train 250 New Assistant Information Officers

The Access to Information (ATI) Division in collaboration with Right to Information Commission, on Friday, 28th October, 2022 ended a 2-day training session for newly recruited Assistant Information Officers who have been posted to the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

These training sessions were held primarily to equip the new Information Officers on how to go about their duties and responsibilities in the office they occupy as well as educate them on the Right to Information Act, 2019 (Act 989) which will aid them in the execution of their duties.

The facilitators from Access to Information Division and the Right to Information Commission took the participants through Act 989.

Dr. Nafisa Mahama, Head of the ATI Division, admonished the Assistant Information Officers to be circumspect and be professional in executing their duties.

The training was held at the North Dzorwulu Campus of Ghana Institute of Journalism and was conducted over two days, 27th October, 2022 and 28th October, 2022 respectively. The opening ceremony was graced with the presence of the Information Minister, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and the Executive Secretary of the Right to Information Commission, Yaw Sarpong Boateng Esq.


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