Less than fours hours after PREMIUM TIMES released a set of questions the president needed to answer at today’s edition of the presidential media chat, the presidency has issued a statement urging citizens to send in questions during the programme via text messages and twitter.
Aso Rock spokesperson, Reuben Abati, said Nigerians could send in questions via twitter handle @mediachatng or via SMS to +2347026076865.
The statement reads in full, “President Goodluck Jonathan will in the course of the Presidential Media Chat today, Sunday, November 18, 2012 respond to questions from members of the public.
“Members of the public who have particular issues they would like President Jonathan to address are invited to send their questions via twitter to @mediachatng or via SMS to +2347026076865.
“During the two-hour programme which will be broadcast live by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the Voice of Nigeria (VON) from 7p.m. to 9p.m, a representative selection of the most significant questions received will be presented to President Jonathan for his response.
“The President will, as is usual, also field questions from a panel of senior media practitioners.”