The Chairman/Publisher of Fresh Insight Media Group, Comr. Abdulrasheed Akogun has commended the appointment of core professionals to man the State owned media houses.
Reacting to the appointments of Ayobami Akanbi, Tajudeen Kayode Aremu and Yomi Clement Adeboye as General Managers of Kwara TV, Radio Kwara and Herald Newspaper respectively, the award winning investigative journalist described the appointment of the trio as round pegs in round holes.
He said “I received the news of Mr. Tajudeen Kayode Aremu and Mr. Yomi Clement Adeboye and Mr. Razaq Ayobami Akanbi as the General Managers of Radio Kwara (Kwara State Broadcasting Corporation), Herald Newspapers and Kwara Television Authority respectively, with elation and reassurance that the State owned media houses are firmly in safe hands.
“The professional competence of the trio is not in doubt. Incidentally, they have all worked as staff where they’ve been posted to head.
“I’m hopeful they will bring their wealth of experiences to bear in manning the affairs of the media organisations, while they have been given a golden opportunity to champion the renaissance of the media houses.
“As a son of Oke-Ode, Ifelodun LG myself, I specially celebrate the appointment of Mr. Razaq Ayobami Akanbi, one of the town’s illustrious sons in the media industry” he added.
He however charged the Governor, to provide all necessary supports to the new media bosses, towards ensuring the State owned media houses competes favourably with its industry competitors.