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NGIJ Elects New Executives as MAOS Member Emerges National Registrar

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The Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ) has elected new executive members to pilot the affairs of the association for another two years, as Mr. Ayoyemi Mojoyinola, a Co-Publisher of International Online News Channels, Thecitypulsenews emerged President and Mr. Oyewale Oyelola, a member of the Mass Communication Alumni of Osun State Polytechnic Iree emerged National Registrar.

The new President elect won the election unopposed with other executive members including Bashorun Israel Bolaji as Vice President, Information & Strategy, Comrade James Ezema AS Vice President, Investigations, and AbdulRahman Aliagan as the National Secretary with over 2/3 of total registered voters.

Other elected officials were: Rowland ‘Shuwa; Financial Secretary while Femi Oyewale emerged as Public Relations/Welfare Officer. The election, which was organized sequel to the Investigators Guild Congress, was conducted via e-voting in compliance with NCDC and Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

The Election Committee Chairman, Tope Sunday while declaring the result said Ayoyemi Mojoyin led executive members will conduct bye-election to fill remaining vacant positions. Speaking after he was declared the winner, Mojoyinola noted that, “Today is indeed a historic day for all of us because, first and foremost, this is the very first election to be held by this noble association. This means that the new crop of leaders elected today are the very first democratically elected leaders for the Guild.

“Secondly, this election is a loud statement that this association has come to stay and with your support we shall build a very strong foundation for this nascent association.”

Ayoyemi Mojoyinola, a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye Ogun State, has over 14 years working experience in various print, broadcast and Online media organisations both in Nigeria and international.

He is currently a Co-Publisher at Thecitypulsenews.com with head office in USA and Nigeria office in Lagos.

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