Posted by News Express | 3 September 2017 | 1,167 times
Congress of Nigerian Youth (CONYO), Osun State chapter, has honoured the Chairman of the Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Osun State, Prince Hameed Oyegbade, with an Award of Excellence in recognition of his contributions to the society and youth related matters.
The Coordinator of CONYO in the state, Amb. Taiwo Adedayo, presented the plaque of the award to Prince Hameed Oyegbade at the secretariat of the Osun NUJ Correspondents Chapel Osun in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday.
In his brief remarks, Adedayo said the group carefully selected the recipient and that the honour was based on merit. He urged Prince Oyegbade to see the award as a challenge to spur him to do more.
While responding, Prince Oyegbade expressed gratitude to CONYO for considering him worthy of the honour and promised to continue to serve the humanity with total committeemen and dedication.
“I like to thank CONYO for this honour as I pray to God to give me more wisdom and strength to do more and justify this award. I thank CONYO for honouring me with this award and I’m grateful,” he said.
Members of the Osun NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel who attended the event included Tunji Omofoye of The Guardian; Clement Adeyi of Daily Sun; Secretary of the Osun State Council of NUJ, Comrade Boladale Bamigbola of Business Day; Pastor Josuah Dada of LEADERSHIP; Secretary of the Correspondents Chapel, Comrade Niyi Ajibola of Daily Post, Otunba Gbenga Olarinoye of Vanguard; Yinka Kolawole of ThisDay; Lateef Dada of Blueprint; Florence Babasola of Alaroye; and Oluwole Ige of Tribune.
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