The Oyo State Chapter of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria has congratulated Mr Wale Ojo Lanre on his appointment as the Director General, Council of Arts and Culture by the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
The Association also commended the governor for considering more journalists including Mr Samuel Oluwalana of Daily Independent and others for appointment into his cabinet.
According to a press statement jointly signed by the association’s Chairman, Remi Oladoye and Public Relations Officer, Dare Adeniran, they described Ojo Lanre’s appointment as putting a round peg in a round hole.
“Wale Ojo Lanre is a journalist with special interest in the promotion of culture and tourism, a task that has taken him to many countries of the world”
While expressing optimism in Ojo Lanre’s ability to influence a positive turnaround in the culture and tourism sector in the state, OMPAN also urged Ojo Lanre to maintain the diligence, and outstanding display of love for the culture and tourism sector that have been his hallmark over the years.
The association equally urged the newly appointed Director-General to take creative decisions that will move the Council forward and ensure that Ekiti retains its place of pride as far as arts and culture are concerned.
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