GOCOP gets new executive ahead of 2017 conference in Lagos

By Editor on 10/08/2017

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GOCOP members, during the pre-election meeting, Wednesday

The much-advertised first yearly conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), is set to take off today, (Thursday August 10, 2017), with the inauguration of Dotun Oladipo, as the first elected President of the umbrella body of online publishers in Nigeria.

Oladipo, Publisher of The Eagle Online, and current Genera Secretary of the association, emerged unopposed in an election conducted on Wednesday at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos with an overwhelming yes, by all the members at the event.

Also elected into the National Executive Committee of the Guild are the Publisher, Real News, Maureen Chigbo, as Deputy President; Publisher, Newsdiaryonline, Danlami Nmodu, Secretary General; and Publisher, Metro Watch, Collins Edomaruse, Deputy Secretary General.

Others are the Publisher, World Stage, Segun Adeleye, Financial Secretary; Publisher, The Scroll, Janet Mba-Afolabi, Treasurer; and Publisher, Qed.ng, Olumide Iyanda, Publicity Secretary.

The election was conducted by a committee led by the Publisher of Global Patriot, Simon Ibe.

Speaking after the election, the outgoing Acting President of GOCOP, Musikilu Mojeed, thanked the electoral committee for organising a free and fair poll.

Mojeed congratulated Oladipo and his team, calling on all members of the Guild to give them all the needed support.


GOCOP members, during the pre-election meeting, Wednesday

The inauguration of the new Executive Committee will be conducted at the Renaissance Hotel, Isaac John Street, Ikeja, during the event where eggheads in the all sectors of the Nigerian economy, business icons and security chiefs, will also be speaking on the theme: “Sustaining Growth through Diversification of the Economy.”

Keynote Speakers at the conference are university teacher, Prof. Akin Onigbinde; the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, Bayo Onanuga; and a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, will also be speaking at the conference.

Buratai will speak on the tackling of the Boko Haram insurgency in the face of the country’s economic reality.

Former Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Sun Newspapers and now the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina; and the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers and also the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Funke Egbemode, will participate in the discussion.

 

 

 

Source Whirlwindnews.com

Posted on August, 10 2017

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