Mrs Tola Gbadamosi of the Hope Newspaper has been sworn-in as the Chairperson of the Nigeria Association Of women Journalists, NAWOJ, in Ondo state.


She was sworn-in alongside Mrs Abiola Ariyo of the Nigerian Television Authourity, NTA Akure as the internal auditor of the Association.

The Chairperson after taking oath of office.

Representative of FIDA Chairperson in Ondo state, , Mrs Debbie Msonter-Shagba, administered the oath of office on them during the ceremony held at the NUJ press center, Adegbemile, Akure.


The National President of NAWOJ, Mrs Ladi Bala who was represented by the National financial secretary, Mrs Adeola Adekunle charged the new chairperson, Mrs Gbadamosi to work strictly with the guidelines of the association.

Mrs Adekunle while calling on members of the Association to rally support for the new Chairperson and work as a team, urged the new executives to sustain the development programmes of the association and encourage members on the need to be professional at all times.

NUJ Chairman in Ondo state, Prince Leke Adegbite appreciated members of NAWOJ in the state for a smooth inauguration pledging the union’s regular support to the Association in the state.

NAWOJ Secretary, Mrs Tosin Ighoteguono and NAWOJEC Chairman, Mrs Tosin Aderibigbe


In a goodwill message, the commissioner for Justice in Ondo state, Sir Charles Titiloye commended Journalists in the state for upholding the tenets of their profession and dishing out unbiased news to the public .


In her acceptance Speech, Mrs Tola Gbadamosi who thank God and NAWOJians for the trust reposed in her Praised the NUJ for its supportive roles always.


Mrs Gbadamosi said NAWOJ had become a household name in the State, promised to come up with innovations that would further improve the lots of women and children in the state.

The internal auditor, Mrs Biola Ariyo taking oath of office

The Chairman, NAWOJEC, Mrs Tosin Aderibigbe while appreciating NAWOJ and NUJ for giving the electoral body an enabling environment to do its job effectively charged the executives to collaborate and move the association to a higher pedestal.


The new chairperson , Mrs Gbadamosi and the new internal auditor will now work with the state secretary, Oluwatosin Ighoteguono, Omoshileola Adesoye-Ajayi, Assistant Secretary, Treasure, Folashade Oladeinde and financial secretary, Olufisoye Adenitan.


Present at the Occasion were the executive members of the Ondo NUJ, Chief Dental Surgeon, hospital management board and vice president West, Uniben Alumni Association, Dr Omolade Adekolurejo, Ondo state chairman, Uniben Alumni, Mrs Ify Oguntuase and the Administrative manager, Owena press, Mr kole Akinjeji and members of NAWOJ in Ondo state.

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