In an announcement, the Steering Committee of the Society of Nigerian Broadcasters (SNB) has revealed plans for the official inauguration of the Oyo State chapter. Dr. Yemisi Bamgbose, the Coordinating Secretary of the National Secretariat, conveyed this exciting news in a recent communication to SNB members in Oyo State.
Addressing the distinguished members of SNB, Oyo State Chapter, Dr. Yemisi Bamgbose expressed her heartfelt gratitude for their enthusiastic response to the introduction. She outlined the Society’s preparation for the official inauguration of SNB chapters across the country in preparation for the National Conference scheduled for later this year.
To spearhead the establishment of the SNB Oyo State Chapter, a dynamic team of professionals has been appointed as the Coordinating Team members:
Otunba Babatunde Tiamiyu, Pensioners’ FM – State Coordinator
Mrs. Jadesola Ajibola – Inspiration FM – Secretary
Mr. Paul Emokhare – Diamond FM UI – Member
Mrs. Folake Tokunboh – Ishola AIT – Member
Moses Morenikeji, Premier FM – Member
The Committee’s terms of reference encompass various critical tasks, including calling the first official meeting of the Society in Oyo State, arranging the modalities for the official inauguration of the chapter, and introducing the team to Ambassador( Dr.) Yemi Farounbi and Elder Diran Orekunrin. These two individuals were among the four who registered SNB with the Corporate Affairs Commission in 1994 and reside in the same estate in Ibadan. The Committee is also empowered to take any other actions necessary to facilitate the smooth take-off of the Society in Oyo State, including the formation of subcommittees.
The highly anticipated inauguration of the Oyo State Council is scheduled to take place at the beginning of next month, in October 2023. The State Coordinator is encouraged to engage with the Ogun State Coordinator to exchange valuable insights and experiences.
In closing, Dr. Yemisi Bamgbose expressed her deep appreciation to the Steering Committee members for accepting this vital task. She passionately appealed to all SNB members to extend their maximum cooperation to ensure the successful establishment of the SNB Oyo State Chapter.
As the Society of Nigerian Broadcasters prepares to embark on this exciting journey in Oyo State, anticipation is building, and all eyes are on the forthcoming inauguration, which promises to be a milestone in the state’s broadcasting landscape.