Raheem Adedoyin ‘Oloriewe’ appointed chairman editorial board of Herald Newspapers

A renowned veteran journalist Alhaji Raheem Adedoyin has been appointed Chairman, Editorial Board of Herald Newspapers owned by the Kwara State Government, as the government announced readiness to reposition the newspapers and other owned media outlets.

Penpushing reports that other members to serve with Adedoyin include Yomi Adeboye (General Manager, The Herald); Dr. Isiaka Aliagan (Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Kwara State University, Malete) and Mr. Supo Balogun (Distinguished Media Executive).

The other members are Prof. Emmanuel Gbade Ojo (Professor of Political Science, University of Ilorin); Dr. Lambe Kayode Mustapha (Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin; Mr. Kayode Olasehinde (Acting Editor, Daily) and Mr. Abiodun Abdulkareem (Acting Editor, Sunday)

Penpushing further reports that the Editorial Board Chairman in his response after inauguration of the board appreciated the government and management for the opportunity offered the members to be of service.

The board boss noted that with the calibre of members, The Herald will surely benefit immensely from their knowledge, expertise and influence and thanked the members for making themselves available to serve the State through newspapers

Penpushing also reports that the Commissioner for Communications Mrs Bola Olukoju earlier while addressing that inaugural session restated Kwara State Government its commitment to the successful rebounding and repositioning of The Herald Newspapers and other State-owned media Houses.

The Commissioner emphasized that the government looks forward to working closely with the Editorial Board and Management for the success of the ongoing efforts to shore up the newspaper’s fortunes, and thanked the members for accepting to serve the state in such noble fashion, noting that their selfless service to the state is highly appreciated

Penpushing reports that she expressed confidence in the antecedents and pedigree of the Chairman and members of the Editorial Board, adding that they will bring on board a lot of values to the innovative actions of the government and management of the newspaper.

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