BY OLUFISOYE ADENITAN
Controller News , Olumide Abudu of Radio Nigeria Positive FM Akure has been honoured with the outstanding role model in Journalism Award by the Global focus Magazine.
Presenting the award by the Global focus magazine, an Akure based legal practitioner, Mr Yemi Aladetoyinbo said the award was given in recognition of his striking performance in the media space in Ondo state.
He charged the award recipient to continue to make sterling contributions to the media profession for excellence.
Similarly, the Ondo state commissioner for information , Mrs Bamidele Olateju charged media professionals to always report factual news without unecessary emblelishment considering the security situation of the country.
In a remark , the award recipient, Mr Abudu appreciated the recognition and promised to continue to contribute his quota to the media profession.
Earlier the publisher of the Global focus magazine Ayodele ologunola said the awardee had played prominent roles in the society and the award was meant to recognise and appreciate his contributions.
In his response, the Award Recipient, Mr Olumide Abudu appreciated the recognition and promised to continue to contribute his quota to the development of the media space.
Wife of the awardee, Mrs Clara Abudu expressed delight for the recognition given to her husband for his contribution to the media industry in Ondo state.
Staff of Positive FM who were among the well wishers included the General Manager, Mrs Olubunmi Olalere represented by Mrs Dupe Isename, Mr Sayo Olaniyan, Mr Oluremi Babajide and Mr Lanre Oluwateru.
They described the recipient, Mr Abudu as a diligent,Workhalic and committed staff of Radio Nigeria noting that the award as well deserved.