The Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalism (NGIJ) Lagos Chapter has felicitated with the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor and publisher of Nigeria Indicator , Gboyega Akosile and Olatunji Oke respectively on the occasion of their birthday.
Both Akosile and Oke ,clocked new age, yesterday, October 8.
The guild described the duo as trailblazers and exemplary icons who have both distinguished themselves in journalism profession.
National President of the Guild, Mr Ayoyemi Mojoyinola, said, “Both Akosile and Oke are indeed blessings to the noble media profession and have contributed immensely, added colour to and raised the bar of the practice.
“As such, they both deserve to be celebrated for being true and loyal to the letter and spirit of the cause”.
Ayoyemi added that the two celebrants have contributed in no small way to the upliftment of the practice across the spectrum.
He also urged celebrants not to relent in their efforts of keeping the standards of the profession.
Akosile who rose through the ranks in broadcast journalism while Oke who has practised print journalism for many years have not only upheld the tenets of media practices but are also working hard daily in mentoring and nurturing other champions to keep a good shine on the pen profession.