Oyo Veteran Journalists Felicitate Olatubosun, NUJ National President
Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun
The League of Veteran Journalists, Oyo State Chapter has congratulated the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun for his re-appointment as Commissioner by Governor Seyi Makinde.
The body noted that the re-appointment of Olatubosun was an indication that the governor must have considered the the Commissioner’s diligence and dedication to work to arrive at the decision.
In a congratulatory letter, signed by the Chairman, League of Veteran Journalists, Oyo State Chapter, Mr. Banji Ogundele and the Public Relations Officer (P.R.O), Mr. Bisi Bakare, Olatubosun was advised to use the opportunity of the re-appointment to further take messages of good government policies to the grassroot and keep the public in the know about activities, policies and programmes of the present administration in Oyo State.
“The League of Veteran Journalists, Oyo State Chapter, heartily congratulates you for your re-appointment as the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, no doubt, the Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, must have taken into consideration, your diligence, dedication to duty, innovation and charisma, which were on full display when you were first appointed two years ago.
“The League, of which you are a member, advises you to use this opportunity to carry the grassroot along by educating them on government policies, you are also not to rest on your oars, but strive to improve on your performance so as to write your name on the sands of time.”
In the same vein, while felicitating with the National President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (N.U.J), Mr. Chris Isiguzo, the League of Veteran Journalists, Oyo State Chapter described the success of the re-election of Isiguzo as the national President at the last National Delegate Conference of the Union which held at Umuahia, Abia State as a result of the open administration, single-minded dedication to duty and efforts to uplift the profession by the executive committee, headed by the National President.
They urged the Union to look into the welfare of members and device means of reducing the problem created by ‘fake news’ reporters, who they claimed have tarnished the image of the journalism profession.