Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr. Tayo Ekundayo has charged the management and staff of the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES) to work assiduously towards maintaining a high level of professionalism and ensuring efficiency.
Mr. Ekundayo who gave the charge in Ado Ekiti at a meeting with staff of the Broadcasting stations, promised to tackle the challenges facing the station.
The Commissioner also charged the workers to improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the Corporation to enhance the capability of the stations for proper maintenance.
In his remarks, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Kola Ajumobi who described the Commissioner as a core professional, expressed optimism on his ability to improve the overall situation at the corporation.
Also speaking, the State NUJ Chairman who is a staff of the corporation, Mr. Laolu Omosilade appealed to Governor Fayemi to sign into law the bill on BSES passed by the State House of Assembly, saying that the law will solve the various challenges encountered by the station.
The General Manager of the Television Station, Mr. Wale Ojo expressed confidence in the ability of the new Commissioner, stressing that his tenure will chart a new way forward for the station.
Earlier, some of the members of staff of the Station highlighted some of the problems being encountered to include shortage of staff and appealed to the Commissioner to facilitate urgent solution to the challenges.
Last modified: March 10, 2013