“Collaboration! not competition”… Yemi Sonde

The warm reception given by the Zonal Director, management and staff of Radio Nigeria, Ibadan Network Center to the team of Yẹmi Sonde Media Group led by the GMD himself, Mr Yẹmi Sonde during the “Thank You” courtesy visit to the Radio Nigeria Ibadan Network Center, Dugbe was tagged “a home coming” for the Ace Broadcaster and latest Radio Proprietor, the Radio Nigeria team was led by the woman with many firsts, Mrs Bolatito Janet Joseph (first General Manager Progress FM Ado Ekiti and the first substantive female Zonal Director of Radio Nigeria Ibadan Network Center).

The “Thank you” meeting which was anchored by Revd Níyì Dahunsi (GM, Amuludun FM) had in attendance the General Manager, Premier 93.5 FM Alhaji Bashir, Dr Mrs Biodun Ogidan of FRCN, Miss Chineye (HR Yẹmi Sonde Media Group), Adedamola Ajiboye, Ifeoluwa Sonde, Lekan “Gbeij”, Mr Bolaji Okubaki (YSE Ltd official photographer) and many others.

While speaking, Mrs Bolatito Joseph stated the need for Yemi Sonde to see FRCN as his home bringing to the fore the adventures of Yẹmi Sonde when the station was on Mega & Short Waves respectively while he was presenting “Ko Ma Lọ Bẹ” before the advent of Premier FM which made Yemi Sonde to be among the first 3 voices on air and his “Ko má lọ bẹ” program was put on the FM. Mrs Bolatito Joseph further appreciated Yemi Sonde for all his unflinching support for the progress of FRCN Ibadan Network Center and many more to come. Mrs Joseph emphasized the need for professionalism among the broadcasters which she said Yemi Sonde stands for and believe will play out on Yes FM Ibadan.

Mr Yemi Sonde gave thanks to God for the honour given to him and his team to be recieved by the FRCN management, he reiterated the need for collaboration of Yes FM Ibadan with the station and not for competition. Yemi Sonde who went down the memory lane analyzed his years with the FRCN Stations across Southwest and Lagos, he thanked the Zonal Director and her team for the golden opportunity given to be around and promised his continuous support for the FRCN Stations and the support of Yes FM Ibadan towards any event organized by them.

The “Thank You” visit featured gift presentation from the FRCN Management to Yẹmi Sonde Media Group, facilities tour, photographs and many more interesting home coming activities. Yemi Sonde in his philantropic acts also reciprocated the kind gestures.

Yemi Sonde filled the guest manifest as a VIP and not as a presenter which he was on the radio years back. To God be the glory!

Adedamola Ajiboye
For: Yẹmi Sonde Media Group

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