The Board of the International Press Institute (IPI) has approved the nomination of Nigerian veteran journalist, Raheem Adedoyin as member of the board, a global network of Editors, Media Executives and Communication Experts devoted to a free press.
Penpushing reports that the Executive Board unanimously approved the nomination early this month by the Nigerian chapter to replace former Chairman of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mallam Wada Maida who died last August.
The board approval has been conveyed to the seasoned journalist and longest serving Secretary of the Nigerian Chapter of International Press Institute (IPI), and in an email message the Institute leadership congratulated him, saying “congratulations, Raheem! I am very glad that you are a member of the IPI Executive Board and look forward to working with you!’.
Penpushing further reports that, Adedoyin is a leading member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations, Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Nigerian Guild of Editors and has devoted his energy to growing the International Press Institute (IPI) in Nigeria.
The new board member who headed the Institute’s Secretariat for the hugely successful of the 2018 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress and General Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria, is a regular delegate at the World Congresses and other events of the Institute.
Penpushing also reports that, he was at the inaugural meeting of International Press Institute (IPI) National Committees in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2011, and has been involved in the Institute Advocacy activities, including an International Press Institute(IPI) Mission to Zambia in 2010.
The veteran journalist who produces the glossy, celebratory “The ICON’ Magazine, is also a member of the Advisory Board of the London-based African Leadership Magazine.