Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has congratulated the Iwo-born media guru/Editor-in-Chief of Premium Times, Musikilu Mojeed, on his emergence as the President of Nigeria chapter of the International Press Institute (IPI).
Mojeed became IPI’s new president at the institute’s general assembly held on Thursday in Abuja. Mojeed Musikilu. He emerged unopposed.
The International Press Institute (IPI) is a global network of media executives, editors and leading journalists. Since its establishment in 1950, it has consistently and strongly crusaded for media freedom in every corner of the world.
The election was conducted by a three-member Electoral Panel, which had the Chairman of Daily Trust, Kabiru Yusuf; founder of Radio Now, Kadaria Ahmed; and Adedoyin as members.
The oath of office for the newly-constituted executive committee members was administered immediately after the General Assembly by a Lawyer/Notary Public, Zainab Musa.
Expressing his heartfelt felicitation, Oba Akanbi assured Iwo sons and daughters of promotion, prosperity and promising advantages at every opportunity.
He further enjoined them to positively use their respective office to affect Iwo as he prayed for wisdom greater than that of Solomon to successfully administer the institute constructively.
According to Oluwo: “I congratulate Mr. Musikilu Mojeed on his emergence as the President of International Press Institute (IPI). I have no doubt in his ability to effectively administer the union and further strengthen objective journalism not only in Nigeria but the world at large.”
“He is a symbol of the parrots, upright and truthful. No one could have better been placed in such a position than a man of integrity. Once again, I congratulate you and seek for wisdom greater than that of Solomon to constructively administer the institute.”
“Iwo sons and daughters shall continue to prosper, promoted and elevated at every advantage. My best wishes to my illustrious son, Musikilu Mojeed.”