The Oyo State Government on Friday condoled with the Director General, Management and Staff of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over the demise of the Zonal Director of the commission in the South West, Mrs. Olajumoke Olatunde Oginni.
The State Government also commiserated with Mrs. Oginni’s family, praying that God will grant them to the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.
The State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, who led the Management team of the Ministry to the NBC South West Zonal Office in Ibadan on a condolence visit, described the death of Mrs. Oginni as a rude shock to the entire citizenry and the broadcast industry, saying that her experience and dedication to service will surely be missed.
Arulogun described the late Zonal Director as very hardworking, who during her life time was committed to the upliftment of the standards of the organization and ensured that broadcasting ethics were highly adhered to in the South-West region, which she supervised.
He said Mrs. Olatunde Oginni, nee Coker, was a woman of substance who knew her onions in the broadcast industry, noting that her innovative ideas can be testified to by broadcast professionals in the State.
Arulogun said, “On behalf of the Government, Governor and the people of Oyo State, kindly accept our heartfelt condolence on the demise of Mrs. Jumoke Olatunde Oginni. Her death came as a rude shock, but we take consolation in her peaceful passage. May her soul rest in peace”.
While thanking the Commissioner, the Assistant Chief Monitoring Officer, NBC, Mrs. Sherifat Mohammed Koro appreciated Government’s condolence visit to the Commission at this trying period.