YOMPON Set To Honour Asiwaju Of Orile-Imo with Trailblazer Award

YOMPON Set To Honour Asiwaju Of Orile-Imo with Trailblazer Award


The Asiwaju of Orile Imo, in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun State, Chief Olakunle Olelekan will on the 31st July, 2021 be confer with the Trailblazer Award by the Young Media Practitioners of Nigeria (YOMPON), Ogun State chapter.


The Monarch will also be decorated as the Grand Patron of the media body, whose aim is to promote developmental journalism, devoid of sensationalism. 


The body which comprises of young media practitioners comprises of newspaper, online and broadcast journalists operating in Ogun state said the award is in recognition of the monarch's impacts in his immediate community and how many people have benefitted from his kind gesture.


It added that the association believes that honouring him with the Trailblazer Award is one out of few ways to appreciate and commend him for his service to the people.


In a letter addressed to the monarch and signed by its Secretary, Sodiq Ojuroungbe, a copy made available to The News Ville in Abeokuta, reads, "Following your contribution towards bringing new change to the atmosphere of Orile-Imo community in Obafemi Owode Local Government and the entire Ogun state, the Young Media Practitioners of Nigeria (YOMPON), Ogun state chapter wishes to honour you with 'Trailblazer Award'


"Looking at how you have impacted your immediate community and how many people have benefitted from your kind gesture, this association believes that honouring you with the Trailblazer Award is one out of few ways to appreciate and commend you for your service to the people. 


"The Trailblazer Award recognizes individual who identified and implemented innovative changes that positively affected their community".

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