The Government of the State of Osun has congratulated veteran journalist, Mr Buki Ponle, on his recent appointment as the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Ponle, a former managing editor of the federal news agency, coordinating production, editing, control, features, health, gender and environment desks, was officially announced as the new NAN MD earlier in the week.
In a congratulatory statement signed by the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation for the State of Osun, Mrs Funke Egbemode, the State Government expressed delight in Ponle’s appointment, describing it as a worthy development that is rooted in professionalism and consistency.
The statement read in part: “We congratulate an Omoluabi par excellence, Mr Buki Ponle, for earning the trust of the presidency to manage the reputable agency of the government.
“The Governor and the government of the State of Osun are particularly proud of Ponle’s professionalism and consistency over the years, and his recent appointment attests to the values that have characterised his sojourn in the media.
“Your appointment is a good fit for purpose and we cannot but wish Mr Ponle success and sustained excellence in the discharge of his duties, as a frontliner in the Nigerian journalism space”, the statement read.