The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said that the union received with delight the news of the appointment of Mr Olatunde Oyeyiola as the substantive General Manager for the State Owned Television Station (KWTV).
According to a press release jointly signed by the Council’s Chairman and Secretary, Mall Umar Abdulwahab and Deacon Omotayo Ayanda respectively, “the Council is particularly happy to note that the choice of the new multi-media Guru is a step by the Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration to turn around the state’s official broadcaster.
“The Council has no doubt that with the verse experiences of the new GM in the braodcast industry, he is up to the task to transform the state own Television station.
“We however want to appeal to the State Governor to ensure adequate funding of the station to enable the new GM and his management team realize the vision of the governor for the station.
“The Council wish to appeal for training and re-training of staff, improved welfare packages including wordrobe allowances as being enjoined by their counterparts in other stations.
“We commend the resilience of the management and staff in sustaining the operations of the station despite obvious dauting challenges over the years”, the release stated.