The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has congratulated a seasoned Journalist and Editor, Clement Yomi Adeboye on his new appointment as the General Manager of the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation, publishers of the The Herald newspaper.
According to the press statement, signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the State Council of NUJ, Comrade Umar Abdulwahab and Comrade Omotayo Ayanda respectively, the union said that “the appointment of Adeboye is well deserved”, stating that the new GM has the tenacity to fit into any task assigned to him as far as Editorial and Managerial are concerned.
The union tasked Adeboye to bring his professional experience in journalism to bear in the new assignment, urging him to continue to uphold the ethics of journalism in the discharge of his duties and promote the ideals of the profession for the overall good of the society, and journalism profession in particular.
“Your appointment is based on your track records of achievements in print media sector and professional acumen in particular. As a thorough bread Journalist we don’t have any iota of doubt in your ability to deliver in the new assignment given to you.
“However, it is important that we encourage you to live up to expectation and ensure you restore the glory of the foremost The Herald. The Herald Newspaper must be seen daily on the newsstand with improved content, likewise on the online”, the statement said.
The statement, however, advised the new GM as member of the prestigious International Press Institute (IPI) to deploy his rich background in the media world to play in the corporation, adding that the state is desirous of reportage with more inclination to community readership.
“We urge you to perfectly fit into the vision of the Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and bring your rich professional ability, dedication, competence and indeed your wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of your duties”, the statement added.