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Penpushing Media Inaugurates Committee Ahead of 5th Annual Lecture

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The Management and Editorial Board of Penpushing Media, has inaugurated an ad-hoc committee for the successful planning of its fifth Annual Anniversary Lecture, scheduled to hold in July.

Akiyode-Afolabi

Chairman, Editorial Board, Deaconess Olufunke Fadugba, in a statement, named members as Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi (Chairperson), Mr. Sina Adefolahan (Secretary), Otunba Gbenga Onayiga (member) and Dr. Adewunmi Alayaki (member).

Alayaki

Other members are Doyin Lasisi, Hon. Remmy Hazzan, Mr. Toyin Ogunbomehin and Mr. Yemisi Fadairo, who is representing the Editorial Board.

Fadugba, appreciated the committee members for accepting to serve, expressing optimism in their ability.

Hazzan

She added that all of them have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields and are capable of executing the assignment creditably as well as organising a befitting and memorable lecture.

“We have no doubt that as key members of the group and with your individual pedigree, you are competently able to not only organize a memorable event but also raise the standard of the annual event. Congratulations,” she said.

Onayiga

Akiyode-Afolabi, in her response, pledged that the members of the committee would not fail in their responsibility.

She appreciated the management and editorial board for the confidence reposed in them, commending the Penpushing Media for rising to a renowned global news medium, acknowledged for its commitment to the dissemination of authentic news across the world.

Adefolahan

“We want to appreciate the management and the Editorial Board for this honour to serve, and we also want to express appreciation to all stakeholders and members on the Penpushing platform across the globe, particularly our elders and leaders.

“As a committee, we shall do our utmost best and not disappoint you. The Penpushing has been able to unite us, and we owe it a duty to perform creditably well. God on our side, we shall have a memorable event,” she said.

Ogunbomehin

Guest Lecturer at the maiden edition of the Anniversary Lecture was the late Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), who spoke on “Building Parameters for Trust to Achieve Political and National Growth.”

Country Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Mr. Ronald Kayanja, was guest lecturer at the second edition and he spoke on “The Media and the Quest for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.”

Lasisi

At the third edition, Prof. Yemisi Obilade, former Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), lectured on the topic “The Nigerian State, Political Evolution, And Multi-Party Democracy: Education to the Rescue.”

Dr. Chichi Aniagolu, Regional Director for West Africa, Ford Foundation, was guest lecturer at the fourth edition and she dwelt on the topic, “Social Media Regulation: Insecurity and Elections Accountability in Nigeria.”

Fadairo

Members of the Editorial Board of Penpushing Media include Prince Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji (Founder), Deaconess Olufunke Fadugba (Chairman) and Mr. Eddy Aina.

Others are Chief ‘Femi Shodunke and Mr. Yemisi Fadairo, while Barr. Benjamin Ogunmodede is the Legal Adviser.

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