Oyo NUJ Inaugurates Screening Committee for Its 2022 Election

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council has approved and inducted a five-man credentials/screening committee saddled with the responsibility of organising a hitch-free election for the union, scheduled for later this year.

The committee members were inducted yesterday, Wednesday, 31st August, 2022 and they are:
Chairman — Comrade Dupe Fehintola of the BCOS Chapel, Secretary — Comrade Nurudeen Alimi of the Tribune Chapel, Members – Comrade Remi Afonja of the NTA Chapel, Comrade Temilola Akarah of the Information Chapel and Comrade Khalid Imran of the Oke-Ogun Information Chapel

The committee members, who were unanimously chosen by the congress, were subsequently adopted by all members present and their names have been forwarded to the National Secretariat for ratification at the August’s end monthly congress of Oyo NUJ Council Secretariat, Iyaganku GRA, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital immediately.

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After the members were nominated, Mr Olamide Adeniji of the Information Chapel moved the motion for their adoption, while Mr Dapo Ibikunle of Inspiration FM Chapel seconded the motion.

While performing the official inauguration of the committee, a Trustee of the national body of the union, Mr Bayo Akamo, called on members of the committee to discharge their duties without bias, adding that their appointment is a true test of their integrity which must not for whatever reason be tampered with.

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The Chairman, Oyo NUJ, Comrade Ademola Babalola, urged the committee members to be diligent while carrying out the task before them, stating that all eyes are now on them to put together a credible, free and fair election.

The Chairman, Comrade Dupe Fehintola, who responded on behalf of other members of the committee, pledged a total commitment to effective delivery of the task before, stating that the confidence reposed in the committee will not be taken for granted, while also assuring members of the union of fair and equal treatment of all aspirants.


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