The Sobi 101.9 FM chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalist, NUJ was today inaugurated at the hill top studios of the station.
The inauguration of the chapel was performed by the Chairman of the Kwara State Union of Journalist Mallam Abiodun Abdul Kareem who was accompanied by other executive members of the union including the Treasurer, Sulyman Aremu, Ex-offcio Mustafa Abubakar, Elder Wole Adedeji and the Chief Imam Abubakar Owolabi.
He said the NUJ in Kwara is doing a lot to enhance the proficiency of its members through activities, such as the establishment of an educational institution, Journalist estate and capacity building through the International Institute of Journalism.
He thereafter administered the oath of office on the interim Chairman Dare Akogun and the Secretary, Sa’adat Bibire, with a charge to pilot the affairs of the chapel and midwife a credible election which will usher in the first set of executive members onboard within the timeframe specified by the NUJ constitution.
General Manager of Sobi FM Segun Adeniji described the inauguration as a step in the right direction and at a time the station is preparing to celebrate its first year anniversary.
He added that the station will continue to maintain its position as the top broadcast station in the state, through its programming and adherent to the ethics of the journalism profession.
The Interim chairman of the chapel Dare Akogun who responded on behalf of the Chapel thanked the NUJ for admitting Sobi Fm into its fold and pledged the chapel commitments to promote the ethics of the profession and contribute to the up-liftment of NUJ in the state.