SOCIAL MEDIA AS TOOL FOR ENHANCING INFORMATION SHARING AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT

The research set out to examine Social media as tool for enhancing information sharing and public participation in Government. This is necessary at this point in time when many Nigerians especially are now active online particularly on social media- facebook, twitter, instagram and whatsapp and the passage of freedom of information during the past administration of Goodluck Jonathan which offers citizen participation in governance. The research was anchored on technological determinism theory and Social Media Networking Viral Model. Cluster sampling technique was adopted to select respondents in major strategic locations within Lagos state and 40 respondents were picked each from …READ MORE …