Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed the General Manager of Sobi FM, Ilorin, Mr Kayode Aremu, as the new General Manager of Kwara Radio.
The governor announced the appointment of Aremu in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, on Friday in Ilorin.
According to Ajakaye, the appointment of Aremu, who hails from Ilorin, took immediate effect.
The statement said the appointment was based on Aremu’s track record of achievements in the broadcast industry and professional acumen.
“Mr Aremu perfectly fits into the vision of the Governor to equip, project and rebrand Radio Kwara as the number one radio station not just in the state, but in the entire north central region.
“Aremu has a rich background in the media world as a crack reporter whose professional experiences spanned broadcast and print media.
“He worked with the British Broadcast Corporation as a stringer, who coordinated reports for the global outfit from Nigeria’s oil rich Delta region between 2012 and 2014.
“His professional career traversed the Sunray Newspaper in Port Harcourt (NYSC); PM News (Staff Reporter); and The News (Staff Reporter/Researcher).
“He has also worked with the City People (Senior Staff Writer); Magnus Pix Ilorin (Manager, Operations); Radio Kwara (Editorial); STV/Rhythm 95.7FM (Head of News); Radio Port Harcourt (Director of News); BBC (Stringer); and Sobi FM (General Manager), which he brought to stardom,” Ajakaye added.