SYNW UNVEILED BLOG, TO SUPPORT NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19.
In her bid to help the Federal Government fight against the spread of Covid 19 virus in Nigeria, the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has unveiled a web blog aim at updating, informing and educating the masses on latest updates on the Pandemic disease.
This was contained in a press release issued and signed by Wole Adedoyin, the Society’s President and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Wednesday. According to him, Society of Young Nigerian Writers will be supporting the Federal Government in the dissemination of coronavirus-related information from Nigerian governments to the grassroots.
As the pandemic escalates, timely, reliable information plays an important role helping masses prepare and take as many preventative measures as possible. But the circulation of misinformation and rumours about the virus poses an enormous risk.
Clear, accurate communication is critical, especially in an environment where fake news about the virus abounds. This initiative will help Nigerian government communicate genuine, credible news content, as well as provide advice for how best to fight the coronavirus.
SYNW platform will also distribute press releases from the Presidential Task Force on Covid 19, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF.
Presently, the Society has uploaded some tips aim at informing and controlling the spread of the pandemic disease. Below are some of the links to the tips
Those who wishes to distribute news releases about coronavirus for free can email Society of Young Nigerian Writers at firstname.lastname@example.org and also copy email@example.com. Entries are also welcomed in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba languages respectively.