Leke Adegbite of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Positive FM Akure, has emerged as the Chairman of the Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ.
Adegbite was sworn in alongside other State executive members to lead the union for the next three years.
Others sworn in were Hakeem Gbadamosi of the Nigerian Tribune as Vice Chairman, Ngozi Aduloju as Assistant Secretary, Fatima Muraina of the Hope Newspaper as the treasurer, and Lawani Arinmola as the Financial secretary.
The swearing-in ceremony was performed by the NUJ President, Comrade Chris Isiguzo, who was represented by the Vice President – B Zone, Mrs Ronke Afebioye-Samo under the supervision of a legal professional, Iyiola Afolabi.
Performing the ceremony, Comrade Isiguzo urged the new executive to be magnanimous in victory.
He also urged the new Chairman to reach out to all parties and be a leader to all members regardless of who they supported during the election process.
In a remark, the Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Sunday Adeleye, promised that the labour union would continue to support NUJ in all its activities.
In his acceptance speech, the new NUJ Chairman, Adegbite, vowed to prioritize welfare and training for all members.
He also promised to reposition the Union to be more enviable and to become a union that all members would be proud of.
Ondo NUJ gets new exco