BY OLORUNFERANMI ODOFIN
The Radio, Television, theatre and arts workers Union of Nigeria, RATTAWU and the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ have been encouraged to synergize for a better society.
A former deputy governor of Ondo State, Ambassador Omolade Oluwateru gave the advice at the 2022 RATTAWU honours day and Awards held in Akure, Ondo State.
Ambassador Oluwateru who was the chairman of the occasion maintained that RATTAWU had been doing good job alongside the NUJ in agenda setting, hence the need for the collaboration to improve the nation’s media industry
Earlier, the RATTAWU State chairman, Comrade Kayode Olorunfemi said the award recipients’ choice was informed by their meritorious services to humanity.
The recipients included the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo, Chief Ifedayo Adedipe and Mr Kayode Ojo who appreciated the union for the recognition.
Speaking on the roles of union leaders during electioneering period, Me Femi Bosede, a Special Assistant to former governor Olusegun Mimiko, cautioned labour leaders against partisan politics pointing out that government was not always happy with labour leaders found playing politics.
The chairman planning committee, Comrade Lanre Oluwateru who appreciated the guests encouraged the award recipients to see the honour as a mark of recognition having contributed to the union and the society at large.
The occasion was attended by traditional, political and Labour leaders as well as media managers including the general manager Radio Nigeria Positive FM Akure, Mrs Olubunmi Olalere and Mrs Olubunmi Oke of NTA Akure and the State NLC chairman, Sunday Adeleye