Daily Trust Correspondent emerges Chairman Ekiti NUJ Correspondent Chapel

Morolake Oluwatosin

The Ekiti state Correspondent of Daily Trust Newspaper,Mr Raphael Ogbonaiye has been elected as the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists,NUJ, Correspondent Chapel in the state.

This comes as the s Chapel on Tuesday elected new members to run the affairs for the next three years.

The election which was monitored by the NUJ Chairman of the State Council and his Secretary, Comrades Rotimi Ojomoyela and Kayode Babatuyi respectively also produced other executive members who are Victor Akinkuolie, Secretary, Hope Newspaper and Alo Abiola of the Leadership Newspaper as the Treasurer.

The Chairman of the Credentials Committee, Alhaji Yaqub Popoola had earlier called for the dissolution of the former executive members of the chapel.

The motion was moved by Mrs Adewumi Ademiju of the New Telegraph Newspapers and seconded by Mr Dayo Oladele of the Blueprint Newspapers.

In his acceptance speech, the newly elected Chairman, Ogbonaiye, promised to prioritize the welfare of members and project the good image of the chapel and Ekiti State in general.

He equally promised to cooperate with other members of the executives in a bid to influence more progress and development to the chapel.

The state Council Chairman of the NUJ , Ojomoyela, described the peaceful conduct of the exercise as a result of “the unity of purpose that exist between members of the chapel.”

While congratulating the new executive members, the state NUJ scribe,Babatuyi emphasized the needs for more cooperations among members, noted that “the move would further bring more progress to the chapel.”

The highpoint of the exercise held at the office of the chapel located at Old Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti was the administration of oath of allegiance on the new members by the NUJ Secretary .

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