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Akeredolu congratulates Oloja on appointment as MD/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian

By Oluwaseun Akingboye, Akure
08 October 2021   |   3:03 am
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has congratulated veteran journalist, Mr. Martins Oloja, on his appointment as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian.

[FILES] Martins Oloja

Says new position product of hard work

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has congratulated veteran journalist, Mr. Martins Oloja, on his appointment as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian.

This was contained in a statement signed and made available to journalists in Akure, yesterday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Richard Olatunde, saying that the appointment was earned by dint of hard work and perseverance.

Akeredolu, who described the appointment as well-deserved, “having served the same organisation meritoriously for over two decades, said: “No doubt, Oloja has contributed immensely to building an alluring and rich brand in the Guardian Newspapers, with dedication and commitment to the tenets of journalism of unbiased reportage, educating the people and setting agenda to drive overall growth and development in the country.

“Oloja has over the years shown that he is indeed a watchdog for the people. His pen has spoken truth to power. He has continued to project the media as a strong Fourth Estate of the Realm.”

While thanking the media organisation for finding Oloja worthy of the new office, the governor said the new managing director had by dint of hard work and passion carved a niche for himself in the media space in the country.

“On behalf of the government and the good people of Ondo State, his state of origin, I congratulate Martins Oloja. We are proud of his exploits in the media world, and we are happy to identify with him,” Akeredolu stated.